Medieval/Renaissance Food Clip-Art Collection
This large collection of woodcuts shows a variety of cooking-related
stuff from the late Medieval through Renaissance eras.
This page is part of the Medieval/Renaissance Food homepage.
from Il Cuoco Segreto Di Papa Pio V (The Private
Chef of Pope Pius V), by Bartolomeo Scappi, Venice, 1570.
from Richard Pynson's 1526 edition of The Canterbury Tales:
from an unknown source:
from Wm. Caxton's 1484 edition of The Canterbury Tales:
- Kitchen: gif
- Fish Barrel: gif
- Fish in weir?: gif
- Fish and tree: gif
from Epilogo en medicina y cirurgia, Juan de Burgos,
1495. Shows which parts of the body are affected by which signs of
from Il Trinciante (The Carver), by
Vincenzo Cervio, 1604.
from Hans Burgkmair, early 16th century
- Cook with turnspits: gif
- The Carver (title page): gif
- Table service: gif
from Ein new Kochbuch, by Marx Rumpolt, German, 1604
- Cooking scene: gif
- Gutting a hare: gif
from Dirk de Bray (c. 1620 to 1678)
- Feast: gif
- Street Bakers: gif
- Woman selling bread: gif
- Stomping grapes: gif
- Beehive: gif
De Kindheyd onses Heeren Jesu Christi, Amsterdam, 1617
Parkinson's "Paradisi in Sole Paradisus Terrestris", 1629
The Shepherd's Great Calendar, 15th century
from The Assyse of Bread, 16th century
- April/May: gif
- Aquarius dinner: gif
- Bakers: gif
Liber de Arte Distillandi
Schweizer Chronik, by J. Stumpf, 1548
From an unknown source:
from , 1491.
- Making Wine: gif
- Wine Merchants: gif
- Garden with fountain: gif
from The Grete Herball
Images scanned at 300 dpi by Cindy Renfrow. You have
permission to reprint these images.
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