Emblem art - Large format fine art prints

The wonderful and often enigmatic emblems illustrating books in the 16th and 17th centuries obviously influenced alchemical imagery. These are mostly in the form of woodcuts or engravings and are often very difficult for the modern eye to fully appreciate. Adam McLean has studied this material for forty years and has made these images accessible again by subtly colouring them in the style of original manuscript watercoloured figures. This enables us to see these emblems as artworks relevant to our modern age.
Here are a number of images now being supplied in the form of A2 (24 by 16.5 inch) fine art giclée signed prints which are printed by the artist himself.
The prints each cost £40 or $65 (plus postage).
Thumbnails of all emblematic prints   Prints EMBLEM 1 - 6  Prints EMBLEM 7 - 12  Prints EMBLEM 13 - 18

EMBLEM 01. Woodcut from Durer's
Apocalypse series, 1511, showing the Beast
with seven heads.

EMBLEM 02. Woodcut by Lucas Cranach
from Vollbibel Luther, 1534, shows God
admiring his creation.

EMBLEM 03. Woodcut of Ezekiel's vision
of the heavenly chariot from the Bear Bible
16th Century woodcut.


EMBLEM 04. Freemasonic emblem
showing symbolism of the temple
- 18th century French engraving.

EMBLEM 05. Woodcut title page The
Cosmographical Glasse
, 1559, with images
of the seven planets.

EMBLEM 06. Kabbalistic emblem from Joseph
ben Abraham Gikatilla, Portae lucis, 1516,
showing the tree of life.