― I think it is amazing that the three images are so apart in time and culture but still we can feel the gazelle's universe. ∙ Top Left: Detail of the Chauvet cave paintings. ∙ Top Right: Photography of gazelles. ∙ Left: Two Gazelles Running / From Ibn Bakhtishu’s “Uses of Animals”, Persia, Maragha, 1297-1300, MS M.500, fol. 36v. Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1912. Photography: Graham S. Haber / Courtesy of The Morgan Library & Museum. .