Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac TaurusWith planetsVenus (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac LibraWith planetsVenus (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualVenusRiding an animal → Riding a horse - Venus female
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesVenusDomicile (Taurus and Libra)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesGermany, Private Collection (Housebook, formerly Wolfegg, Counts Waldburg-Wolfegg)
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
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Encyclopaedic cycles
Vernacular Miscellanea ('Hausbuch')Germany, Private Collection (formerly Wolfegg, Counts Waldburg-Wolfegg, Housebook Master, c1482)
SOCIAL LIFE
Love
Practice of love or love-makingKissing and embracing
VenalProcuress
Music
Musical instrumentsStringBowedHurdy-Gurdy
Musical instrumentsWind WoodBagpipe
Musical instrumentsWind BrassTrumpet
Bathing
Mixed bathing
Dance
Groups
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. 15r
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Das Mittelalterliche Hausbuch, edd. Helmuth Th. Bossert and Willy F. Storck, Leipzig 1912, pl. 14 (source of photograph)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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