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Melencolia, Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) 1514 copper engraving.
William Blake also made use of the compasses in Ancient of Days and Newton. Earlier use of compasses as a symbol for the act of creation can be found in medieval manuscripts and early Bibles. Also note Albrecht Dürer’s Astronomer.
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