More Compasses – Der Reuter (Knight Death and the Devil)

Copyright Dr. Elizabeth Garner and Gary Hind

We have been discussing compasses that are found in Duerer art, focusing on Melencolia.  However, this is not the only place they were putting compasses.

 

Here’s the next surprise: there’s one on the hilt of the Knight in Der Reuter

Surprise! Another compass in Der Reuter
Surprise! Another compass in Der Reuter

 

Why has no one ever found this before?

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