Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Beautiful


Maria Clara Eimmart (1676-1707)
Phase of the Moon
, Phases of Venus, Aspect of Jupiter, Aspect of Saturn, late 17th century
Bologna, Museo della Specola, Università di Bologna


Four examples of the set of 12 depictions of heavenly phenomena produced by Eimmart. 
They show the main discoveries made by Galileo and by astronomers of later generations.

2 comments:

la casita said...

Super!

Anonymous said...

and amazing