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Magister Canto, music teacher with pupils, 1535.

Magister Canto, music teacher with pupils, 1535.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm


Hand-coloured wood- cut from the book 'Music', part of the 'Margarita Philosophica' (1535 edition) by Gregor Reisch (1467?- 1525). First printed in 1503, it is divided into twelve 'books', with each one dealing with the Sciences of Grammar, Dialectic, Rhetoric, Arithmetic, Music, Geometry, Astronomy, Principles of Natural Philosophy, Origin of Natural Objects, Psychology, Logic and Ethics.

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