Iconography
GESTURES & EXPRESSION
Beating
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Science, technology and medicine
TechnologyClocks, waterclocks, sundialsClocks
TechnologyAstronomical instrumentsQuadrant
Astronomy and astrology
Astronomers and astrologers
Constellations Zodiac Geminiwith planetsMercury (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac VirgoWith planetsMercury (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryRiding an animal → Horse
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesMercuryDomicile (Virgo and Gemini)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesGermany, Private Collection (Housebook, formerly Wolfegg, Counts Waldburg-Wolfegg)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryPainters, sculptors and goldsmiths
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryClocks and Clockmakers
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryOrganists and organ builders
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryTeachers and pupils
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Encyclopaedic cycles
Vernacular Miscellanea ('Hausbuch')Germany, Private Collection (formerly Wolfegg, Counts Waldburg-Wolfegg, Housebook Master, c1482)
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
MetalworkersClockmakers
Makers of musical instrumentsOrgan builder
Love
The LoverFlirtation
Music
Musical instrumentsKeyboardOrgan
Eating and drinking
MealsOutdoors
Education
Teacher and pupil Groups up to 6 pupils
Teacher and pupil Master beating pupil
Art
Artist's studioSculptorWithout live model
Artist's studioPainter
Artist's studioGoldsmith
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. 16r
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Das Mittelalterliche Hausbuch, edd. Helmuth Th. Bossert and Willy F. Storck, Leipzig 1912, pl. 16 (source of photograph)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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