Plate O, F.IIII, Rhombentrikontaeder und Ikosaeder (Rhombic Triacontrahedron and Icosahedron), Perspectiva Corporum Regularium (Perspective of the Regular Bodies)

Etching on laid paper | 1568

Wenzel Jamnitzer

Plate from Jamnitzer's compendium of perspectival geometry, Perspectiva Corporum Regularium (Perspective of the Regular Bodies) showing two polyhedral variants. The book is based on the five Platonic solids or "regular bodies."

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