Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CancerWith planetsLuna (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualLunaLuna as a woman - in a chariot → Pulled by nymphs
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesLunaDomicile (Cancer)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesPrints → German, 15th century (bound into Zürich, Zentralbibliothek, MS C 101)
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 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
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
2nd half 15th century
LOCATION
Zürich, Zentralbibliothek → C 101, fol. 14v (long-term loan of St. Gallen Stiftsbibliothek)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Max Lehrs, Über einige Holzschnitte des fünfzehnten Jahrhunderts in der Stadtbibliothek zu Zürich, Straßburg 1906, no. 5; Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber, Handbuch der Holz- und Metallschnitte des XV. Jahrhunderts, vol. 4, Leipzig 1927, no. 1917o
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