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The Taming of the Tarasque (detail), from Hours of Henry VIII, c. 1500. Jean Poyer (France, Tours, active 1483-1503). Ink, tempera, and gold on vellum; 25.6 x 18 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.). The Morgan Library & Museum, Gift of the Heineman Foundation, 1977, MS H.8, fol. 191v

Gallery Talk: Medieval Monsters

Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 12:00–1:00 p.m. and Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Location: Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Gallery

About The Event

Jennifer DePrizio, director of interpretation, leads a gallery discussion highlighting the ways in which monsters were used in the Middle Ages to instill fear, communicate morality, maintain power, and explain natural phenomena.