Pisanello’s pelican puzzle

A painting by the Italian Renaissance painter Pisanello (ca. 1395–1455?) shows us pelicans, but were they even present in 14th century Italy? In this essay I try to find the source of the displayed pelicans.

 

Link to article:
Pisanello’s pelican puzzle
A biologist’s view on The Vision of St. Eustace by Pisanello

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