Anonymous
Celestial globe, Milan and Prague, ca. 1600
Paris, Collection Kugel

The author has managed to engrave the 48 Ptolemaic constellations on the tiny surface of this quartz globe, based on the model of Dürer’s maps of the heavens.
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Anonymous
Celestial globe, Milan and Prague, ca. 1600
Paris, Collection Kugel

The author has managed to engrave the 48 Ptolemaic constellations on the tiny surface of this quartz globe, based on the model of Dürer’s maps of the heavens.

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