Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
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 childrenCyclesUlm, Schermarsche Bibliothek, Med. 8 (disappeared, supposedly in US, Swabia, 15th century)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryPainters, sculptors and goldsmiths
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryOrganists and organ builders
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryScribes and notaries
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryPersons sharing a meal
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
Makers of musical instrumentsOrgan builder
Music
Musical instrumentsKeyboardOrgan
Eating and drinking
MealsOutdoors
Art
Artist's studioSculptorWithout live model
Artist's studioPainter
Artist's studioGoldsmith
Authors, scholars and philosophers
Scribes
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Swabian
DATE
mid 15th century - 2nd half 15th century
LOCATION
United States of America, Private collection (formerly Ulm, Schermarsche Bibliothek, Med. 8, disappeared from there under dubious circumstances after Word War II)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
fol. 72r
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Anton Hauber, Die Planetenkinderbilder und Sternbilder, Stra├čburg 1916, pp. 34-43, 105
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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