Early fish art – A evaluate of how much medieval writers relied on phrase of mouth descriptions to illustrate their textbooks. This is an illustration of a monkfish contained in a incredible sixteenth C book on fish held at the Library at Innerpeffray. I can just envision the conversation. “You! what does this peculiar fish I hear of look like?” – “Very well Sire, it is significant and greyish and appears to be like it could possibly be donning a monks behavior” – “Superior! now artists chappy, get on with that illustration of what we shall now phone a monkfish”…….. “errr Alright Sire” Many thanks to Owen Williams for this publish!