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Аугсбургская книга чудес (1550) – 33 фотографии

Аугсбургская книга чудес (1550) – 33 фотографии

16th-century painting from the Augsburger Wunderzeichenbuch of three suns supposedly shining at once in 1533, likely depicting a sun dog illusion (Courtesy Day & Faber)

16th-century painting from the Augsburger Wunderzeichenbuch of three suns supposedly shining at once in 1533, likely depicting a sun dog illusion (Courtesy Day & Faber)

found it! "Post nubila phoebus" [Sunshine after cloud] -- an optimistic emblem and a nice drop of watercolour, to boot! This in the album amicorum of Voit von Wendelstein c.1602. Weimar, Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek and via their wonderful website

found it! "Post nubila phoebus" [Sunshine after cloud] -- an optimistic emblem and a nice drop of watercolour, to boot! This in the album amicorum of Voit von Wendelstein c.1602. Weimar, Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek and via their wonderful website

The Book of Miracles. Image: 1531 – Celestial swordsman, castle and army over Strasbourg

Das Wunderzeichenbuch

The Book of Miracles. Image: 1531 – Celestial swordsman, castle and army over Strasbourg

Lapocalypse et des miracles dans un livre de la Renaissance miracle livre moyen age fin monde 04 1080x724

L'apocalypse et des miracles dans un livre de la Renaissance

Lapocalypse et des miracles dans un livre de la Renaissance miracle livre moyen age fin monde 04 1080x724

Aurora Borealis and comet 1527  "In the year 1527 the comet was seen with many streaks like long spears, and in among them, many visages and daggers, all colored in pale red, and in between many enormous flames of bright and fiery hue, and here and there the visages appeared, bearded and hairy in gray as of clouds and as if in flowing water streaked with blood, glittering and sparkling,as if everything were in confusion–the whole hideous of appearance, so that some who had seen it died…

Aurora Borealis and comet 1527 "In the year 1527 the comet was seen with many streaks like long spears, and in among them, many visages and daggers, all colored in pale red, and in between many enormous flames of bright and fiery hue, and here and there the visages appeared, bearded and hairy in gray as of clouds and as if in flowing water streaked with blood, glittering and sparkling,as if everything were in confusion–the whole hideous of appearance, so that some who had seen it died…

Augsburger Wunderzeichenbuch — Folio 14 Jonah and the Fish. The Book of Miracles that first surfaced a few years ago and recently made its way into an American private collection is one of the most spectacular new discoveries in the field of Renaissance art. The nearly complete surviving illustrated manuscript, which was created in the Swabian Imperial Free City of Augsburg around 1550, is composed of 169 pages with large-format illustrations in gouache and watercolor

Augsburger Wunderzeichenbuch — Folio 14 Jonah and the Fish. The Book of Miracles that first surfaced a few years ago and recently made its way into an American private collection is one of the most spectacular new discoveries in the field of Renaissance art. The nearly complete surviving illustrated manuscript, which was created in the Swabian Imperial Free City of Augsburg around 1550, is composed of 169 pages with large-format illustrations in gouache and watercolor

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