Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMarsRiding → Riding a horse
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesGermany, Private Collection (Housebook, formerly Wolfegg, Counts Waldburg-Wolfegg)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsSoldiers driving away cattle
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsSoldiers raping women
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsSoldiers plundering goods
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsHighwaymen and Robbery
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsSoldiers burning down houses
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Encyclopaedic cycles
Vernacular Miscellanea ('Hausbuch')Germany, Private Collection (formerly Wolfegg, Counts Waldburg-Wolfegg, Housebook Master, c1482)
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
Nefarious professionsRobbers
Nefarious professionsMurderers
Warfare
Miseries of warPillageof cattle
Miseries of warPillageof household goods
Miseries of warRape
Miseries of warArson
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Master of the Housebook (active c1470-1500)
DATE
circa 1482
LOCATION
Germany, Private collection (formerly Wolfegg, Counts Waldburg-Wolfegg)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
fol. 13r
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Das Mittelalterliche Hausbuch, edd. Helmuth Th. Bossert and Willy F. Storck, Leipzig 1912, pl. 10 (source of photograph)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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