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Scorpio | Book of Hours | ca. 1473 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours

Scorpio ~ Book of Hours ~ ~ Italy, probably Milan ~ Latin and Italian ~ Artist: attributed to Venturino Mercati ~ one of 12 full-page calendar illustrations ~ The Morgan Library & Museum

Miniatures of the twelve Zodiac signs from the elaborately illuminated Hunterian Psalter, cca. 1170 England. This manuscript is a splendid example of Romanesque book art.

Zodiaco - The Hunterian Psalter. century England - Miniatures of the twelve Zodiac signs from the elaborately illuminated Hunterian Psalter, cca. This manuscript is a splendid example of Romanesque book art.

“Libra”, illumination from the “Book of Hours”

Libra ~ Book of Hours ~ ~ Italy, probably Milan ~ Latin and Italian ~ Artist: attributed to Venturino Mercati ~ one of 12 full-page calendar illustrations ~ The Morgan Library & Museum

Virgo | Book of Hours | ca. 1473 | The Morgan Library & Museum:

Virgo ~ Book of Hours ~ ~ Italy, probably Milan ~ Latin and Italian ~ Artist: attributed to Venturino Mercati ~ one of 12 full-page calendar illustrations ~ The Morgan Library & Museum

Sagittarius | Book of Hours | ca. 1473 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours

Sagittarius ~ Book of Hours ~ ~ Italy, probably Milan ~ Latin and Italian ~ Artist: attributed to Venturino Mercati ~ one of 12 full-page calendar illustrations ~ The Morgan Library & Museum

Leo ~ Book of Hours ~ ca.1473 ~ Italy, probably Milan 1470-1480 ~ Latin and Italian ~ Artist: attributed to Venturino Mercati (fl1473-1480) ~ one of 12 full-page calendar illustrations ~ The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours

Leo ~ Book of Hours ~ ~ Italy, probably Milan ~ Latin and Italian ~ Artist: attributed to Venturino Mercati ~ one of 12 full-page calendar illustrations ~ The Morgan Library & Museum

Aries | Book of Hours | ca. 1473 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours

Aries ~ Book of Hours ~ ~ Italy, probably Milan ~ Latin and Italian ~ Artist: attributed to Venturino Mercati ~ one of 12 full-page calendar illustrations ~ The Morgan Library & Museum

Capricornus | Book of Hours | ca. 1473 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours

Avril Taureau

Taurus ~ Book of Hours ~ ~ Italy, probably Milan ~ Latin and Italian ~ Artist: attributed to Venturino Mercati ~ one of 12 full-page calendar illustrations ~ The Morgan Library & Museum

Kitab al-Bulhan ... [etc.] composite codex. Written in Arabic, location unknown, dated 14th-15th centuries. Composite manuscript in Arabic of divinatory works, dating principally from the late 14th century A.D., containing astrological, astronomical and geomantic texts compiled by Abd al-Hasan Al-Isfahani, with illustrations. Fol. 81r is in Turkish.

Kitab al-Bulhan or Book of Wonders, late Arabic manuscript dedicated to astrology, astronomy and geomancy. Compiled by Abd al-Hasan Al-Isfahani

Pisces | Book of Hours | ca. 1473 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours

Pisces ~ Book of Hours ~ ~ Italy, probably Milan ~ Latin and Italian ~ Artist: attributed to Venturino Mercati ~ one of 12 full-page calendar illustrations ~ The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours, MS G.14 fol. 3r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Zodiac Sign: Pisces -- Two fishes connected by line. Figures decorated with…