Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac TaurusWith planetsVenus (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac LibraWith planetsVenus (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualVenusStanding or walking → Holding a mirror and a branch
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesVenusDomicile (Taurus and Libra)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesOxford, Bodleian Library, Rawl. D 1220 (English, third quarter 15th century)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusLovers (standing or seated, dressed)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusLovers (naked or lying on the ground)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusMixed bathing (including lovers)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusDancing
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusMusic-making
SOCIAL LIFE
Love
The LoverFlirtation
Practice of love or love-makingKissing and embracing
Music
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedLute
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedHarp
Musical instrumentsWind WoodOboe
Musical instrumentsWind WoodRecorder
Music-makingSingers
Bathing
Mixed bathing
Dance
Groups
Further details
According to the library catalogue (2015) copied after a Netherlandish blockbook
ARTIST/CREATOR
English after Netherlandish
DATE
3rd quarter 15th century
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Rawl. D. 1220 (S. C. 13954), fol. 31v
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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