Hourglass

This board began as a place to store images of early hourglasses while I designed the memorial badge for Will McLean. I still add to it in his memory.
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Death and the Bishop, from The Power of Death (Allegory of Original Sin and Death) Heinrich Aldegrever (German, Paderborn ca. 1502–1555/1561 Soest) Date: 1541

Death and the Bishop, from The Power of Death (Allegory of Original Sin and Death) Heinrich Aldegrever (German, Paderborn ca. Soest) Date: 1541

16th.Century Hourglass (1590 to 1630 Italy)

Hourglass to 1630 Italy)

Hans Sebald Beham: Tod und Liebespaar (Death and the Lovers), 1522

Hans Sebald Beham: Tod und Liebespaar (Death and the Lovers), 1522

'Plus Oultra Cabinet', c. 1530. Walnut inlaid with various woods, probably spindlewood, ebony, poplar, ash, holly and a tropical hardwood. H: 81.3 cm, W: 134 cm. Cabinet, with a carved cornice and inlaid frieze of grotesques, inlaid sides depicting the allegorical figures Temperance and Justice. Emblazoned with the Pillars of Hercules, the emblem of Charles V with the motto 'PLUS ULTRA' on the inside. -Victoria and Albert Museum-

'Plus Oultra Cabinet' (Cabinet)

'Plus Oultra Cabinet', c. 1530. Walnut inlaid with various woods, probably spindlewood, ebony, poplar, ash, holly and a tropical hardwood. H: 81.3 cm, W: 134 cm. Cabinet, with a carved cornice and inlaid frieze of grotesques, inlaid sides depicting the allegorical figures Temperance and Justice. Emblazoned with the Pillars of Hercules, the emblem of Charles V with the motto 'PLUS ULTRA' on the inside. -Victoria and Albert Museum-

Artist: Graf, Urs, TItle: Allegorie des Kriegsglückes, Date: 1516-1518

Artist: Graf, Urs, TItle: Allegorie des Kriegsglückes, Date:

Vergänglichkeitsbuch - Cod.Don.123 Datensatz IDurn:nbn:de:bsz:24-digibib-bsz3528956402AutorZimmern, Wilhelm Werner vonZimmern, Gottfried Werner vonErscheinungsort[Meßkirch?]Erscheinungsjahr[um 1575]

Vergänglichkeitsbuch - Cod.Don.123 Datensatz IDurn:nbn:de:bsz:24-digibib-bsz3528956402AutorZimmern, Wilhelm Werner vonZimmern, Gottfried Werner vonErscheinungsort[Meßkirch?]Erscheinungsjahr[um 1575]

Still Life with Hourglass, Pencase and Print - Gerrit Dou

Portrait Of The Artist In His Studio by Gerrit Dou.

The Orangery, Medieval Books, Hourglass, Annonciation, Scribe, Shelving, Reading, Books, Middle Ages

Studio of Marinus van Reymerswaele (Dutch, lived circa 1490–d. ca. 1567) Saint Jerome in his study See also http://www.artnet.com/artists/marinus-van-reymerswaele/saint-jerome-in-the-study-quBcD95O4N8vEMxw5O6V2g2

Studio of Marinus van Reymerswaele (Dutch, lived circa ca.

Anónimo Compartimento de retablo con san Agustín Escuela tarraconense Segunda mitad del siglo XV Pintura al temple sobre tabla, detail

Anónimo Compartimento de retablo con san Agustín Escuela tarraconense Segunda mitad del siglo XV Pintura al temple sobre tabla, detail

St Augustine's Vision of St Jerome (scene 16, east wall). 1464-65 Fresco Apsidal chapel, Sant'Agostino, San Gimignano.

Apsidal Chapel of Sant' Agostino, San Gimignano, Italy.

Death and the soldier; after Dürer's woodcut (Meder 239); the lansquenet standing at right, holding his halberd; Death as a skeleton clothed in rags holding an hourglass at left. Etching

Death and the soldier; after Dürer's woodcut (Meder the lansquenet standing at right, holding his halberd; Death as a skeleton clothed in rags holding an hourglass at left.

Anonymous Compartment of an altarpiece with Saint Augustine Tarragona school Second half of the 15th century Tempera on wood 95.5 x 79 cm From L'Astor, Pujalt (Anoia) MEV 625

Anonymous Compartment of an altarpiece with Saint Augustine Tarragona school Second half of the 15th century Tempera on wood 95.5 x 79 cm From L'Astor, Pujalt (Anoia) MEV 625

Niklaus Manuel genannt Deutsch (um 1484-1530)

oil paintings of witches

Recueil de 131 tableaux ou figures, tant dess...Date d'édition : 1501-1600

Recueil de 131 tableaux ou figures, tant dess...Date d'édition : 1501-1600

CÍTARA   Y RELOJ DE ARENA  (Gubbio Studiolo)  In one of the cabinets, we see a plumb bob and set square hanging from a peg as well as a sandglass, cittern, and pair of dividers. The grouping of these objects may at first seem puzzling but becomes clear once we realize that all five are concerned with measurement and proportion. The set square and plumb bob were used as a level by builders and architects. The dividers were employed to measure distances on a chart or to determine the scale of…

Work Studio of Duke Federico de Urbino.

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