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 childrenCyclesPrints → German, 15th century (bound into Zürich, Zentralbibliothek, MS C 101)
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
German
DATE
2nd half 15th century
LOCATION
Zürich, Zentralbibliothek → C 101, fol. 13v (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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