Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CancerSingle figureResembling a lobster
Constellations Zodiac PiscesSingle figureFish not attached
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsFish, shellfish, and other marine creatures Miscellaneous
AnimalsFish, shellfish, and other marine creaturesCrayfish
Further details
The images of the crayfish and the fish look as if they came from a zodiac circle - however, there seems to be no documented astrological book printed by Sporer
ARTIST/CREATOR
Erfurt
DATE
1498
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Diß buchlein sagt wie man fisch vnd vogel fahen soll (GW 5681), Erfurt (Sporer), 1498 (title-page)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Albert Schramm, Der Bilderschmuck der Frühdrucke, 13: Die Drucker in Leipzig und Erfurt, Leipzig 1930, pl. 59, fig. 307 (source of image)
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RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
Universitätsbibliothek Wien
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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