Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Northern hemisphereDelphinus
Constellations Northern hemisphereEquus Minor
Constellations Northern hemispherePegasus
Constellations Northern hemisphereGallina
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusSingle figureAs a fish-goat
StarsNamed starsDeneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)
StarsNamed starsFormalhaut (Alpha Piscis austrini)
StarsNamed starsDeneb Edegige (Alpha Cygni)
StarsNamed starsMarkab (Alpha Pegasi)
StarsCyclesVienna, Collection Gutmann (?)
Further details
It is not clear, which star in Delphinus is meant by the first image, nor by Pegasus in the third image. The fourth image could refer to Formalhaut, which is situated next to the water of Aquarius's urn, although the text apparently contradicts this
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
15th century
LOCATION
Vienna, Collection Gutmann (?)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Calendarium, fol. 31v
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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