Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CancerWith planetsLuna (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualLunaLuna as a woman - not in a chariot → Riding a horse
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesLunaDomicile (Cancer)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesGermany, Private Collection (Housebook, formerly Wolfegg, Counts Waldburg-Wolfegg)
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
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Encyclopaedic cycles
Vernacular Miscellanea ('Hausbuch')Germany, Private Collection (formerly Wolfegg, Counts Waldburg-Wolfegg, Housebook Master, c1482)
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
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. 17r
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Das Mittelalterliche Hausbuch, edd. Helmuth Th. Bossert and Willy F. Storck, Leipzig 1912, pl. 18 (source of photograph)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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