Figure with quadrant, c 1503.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm

Figure with quadrant, c 1503.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library


From the book of Astonomy, part of 'Margarita Philosophica' (printed 1503) by Gregor Reisch (467?- 1525). Margarita Philosophica is divided into twelve 'books'. These are: the Sciences of Grammar, Dialectic, Rhetoric, Arithmetic, Music, Geometry, Astronomy, Principles of Natural Philosophy, Origin of Natural Objects, Psychology, Logic and Ethics. Hand-coloured wood-cut.

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