1338-1566: Medieval Snowballs

Allegory of Winter by Ambrogio Lorenzetti, fresco at the Palazzo Publico in Siena, c. 1338-1340

Book of hours, second quarter of the 16th-century

Climate snow and ice, Tacuinum Sanitatis c. 1390-1400

Conrad, age ten, plays in the snow, in the Schwartz Trachtenbuch, 1561

December, the Book of Hours of Adélaïde de Savoie, c. 1460-1465

Details from the January fresco at Castello Buonconsiglio, c. 1405-1410

Details from the January fresco at Castello Buonconsiglio, c. 1405-1410

The Census at Bethlehem by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1566

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