CHAPTER 3: History to 1800 > Later Renaissance - 16th century

Illustrations - 4 of 10

fig. 46: Wappenscheibe, Sebastian vom Stein Bern, 1504.

The instrument depicted in the vom Stein coat of arms - a work in stained glass nearly 5 metres high - appears to be similarly bridged, and something about the angles suggests that the artist's model may have been trapezoid.