From the Harvard Art Museums’ collections Crow Teaching Qabil (Cain) how to Bury his Brother (painting, recto; text, verso), folio 18 from a manuscript of the Qisas al-Anbiya (Tales of the Prophets) of Ishaq b. Ibrahim al-Nayshaburi
Harvard Art Museums
The Expulsion (Getty Museum)
The Expulsion; Unknown; Norfolk [perhaps] (written), East Anglia, England; about 1480–1490; Tempera colors and gold leaf on parchment; Leaf: 11.9 × 17 cm (4 11/16 × 6 11/16 in.); Ms. 101 (2008.3), fol. 9; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms. 101, fol. 9; Rights Statement: No Copyright - United States
The Benefits of Animals by Ibn Bakhtishu (MS M.500 fol. 6v): Cain killing Abel, 1297-1298 or 1299-1300, Illustrated manuscript, 355 x 280 mm. Kabil raises a boulder over his head in order to kill the sleeping Habil. In the branches of a tree, above Habil, can be seen a serpent and two ravens.
Christian Icon: Photo
"Someone poeticly said that the iconography is "theology of colors", which is really true. The purpose of the icon is to theologicaly represent character or some event from the Bible. This is very important for faithful people to teach them and help them...