29162Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: cresting
- Sep 8, 2011The Boltraffio portrait at the Timken Museum is now at http://www.timkenmuseum.org/collection/italian/portrait-youth-holding-arrow . Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio, Portrait of a Youth Holding an Arrow, c1500-1510. Brighid ni Muirenn
On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 6:54 PM, Dan Stratton <agincort@...> wrote:>If you have any documentation for cresting I would be most interested in it.
>cogFor what it's worth,At the Cleveland Museum of Art, in a German paiting from the 1540s, the hunting scene has a hunt with numerous crossbow shooters - close inspection shows the bolts marked with colored banding. The painting is "Hunting Near Hartenfels Castle" by Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553)
Date: 1540...........................Ian Gourdon of Glen Awe
Midrealm Forester - OP
"- bows of carved wood strong for use, with well-seasoned strings of hemp, and arrows sharp-pointed whizzing in flight."
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