Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles PtolemyKing AlfonsoLos Angeles, J. Paul Getty Museum, Ludwig XII.7, ff. 1-6 (olim Kew, Collection Sir S. Cockerell)
Constellations Northern hemisphereUrsa MaiorSingle figure
Constellations Northern hemisphereUrsa MinorSingle figure
Further details
see Sotheby's catalogue, 3rd April 1957, Lot 11 with indication on provenance (entries added to the calendar in a fifteenth-century hand point to an early Gloucester owner; two owners' names are written in fifteenth-century hands: Radulphus Moulder, f. 1, and Thomas Gloucester, f. 49)
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
circa 1400
LOCATION
Los Angeles, J. Paul Getty Museum → Ludwig XII. 7, fol. 1r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Constellation cycle derived from Alfonso X of Castile, Libros del saber de astronomia
Contact
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