Frontispiece to the Liber Studiorum card

Frontispiece to the Liber Studiorum

WAG 4450

Currently not on display

Information

The title 'Liber Studiorum' is displayed in capital letters at the top. Beneath is a framed picture of a costal view with (to the right)Europa being abducted across the sea by a bull (the 'Rape of Europa'). The frame is surrounded by architectural debris and a bird with a lengthy tail in the foreground. A multiple arcade of entwined Romanesque and Gothic-style arches fills the background.