Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualLunaLuna as a woman - not in a chariot → Holding a torch and a horn
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesPrints → German Block-Book, second edition (c1470-1475, London, British Library and Vienna, ÖNB)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenLunaFishing
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenLunaBathing
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenLunaCatching birds
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenLunaMills and transport of corn
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenLunaConjurer
SOCIAL LIFE
Hunting
Hunting by quarryBirds (general)With birdlime
Professions and trades
Professions concerned with food and drinkMillers Watermills
Professions concerned with food and drinkMillers Transport to and from the mill
Fools, Buffoons, Clowns, Jesters
ConjurersCup and Ball
Bathing
Bathers in a river, lake or the sea
Fishing
Fishing with nets
Further details
Block-Book
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
1470 - 1475
LOCATION
London, British Library
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
7
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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