Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Science, technology and medicine
TechnologyClocks, waterclocks, sundialsClocks
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac Geminiwith planetsMercury (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac VirgoWith planetsMercury (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryStanding or walking → Holding two intertwined serpents or a purse or both
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesMercuryDomicile (Virgo and Gemini)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesOxford, Bodleian Library, Rawl. D 1220 (English, third quarter 15th century)
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 childrenMercuryPersons sharing a meal
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
MetalworkersClockmakers
Makers of musical instrumentsOrgan builder
Music
Musical instrumentsKeyboardOrgan
Eating and drinking
MealsOutdoors
Art
Artist's studioSculptorWithout live model
Artist's studioPainter
Artist's studioGoldsmith
Further details
According to the library catalogue (2015) copied after a Netherlandish blockbook
ARTIST/CREATOR
English after Netherlandish
DATE
3rd quarter 15th century
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Rawl. D. 1220 (S. C. 13954), fol. 32r
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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