Keywords: male, gown, long hair, beard, kneeling, crawling, leaning, bending forward, hand on ground, facing down, holding, measuring, arm bent, arm raised horizontally, compasses, dividers, triangle, inscription, geometryA bearded man with long hair kneels on the ground and leans forward, with is back horizontal and his upper body supported by his left arm and hand, the latter resting on the ground. He would appear to be crawling on all fours except that his right arm is bent, with the lower arm extended horizontally. His right hand holds a pair of dividers or compasses, with which he seems to be measuring the foot of a triangle inscribed on the ground. He may be wearing a gown, at least from the waist down. He is facing left, but with his head turned down toward the triangle as though he were concentrating intently on his geometrical labors. These motifs are probably related to the concept of "the Ratio" (line 5) in the text.
Keywords: tree, branch, arching, leafless, vineA tree appears in the left margin; one of its apparently leafless branches arches over the man; another branch extends up the left margin in a vine-like manner.
Keywords: leaf, grassSpiky leaves or very long grasses grow in the background right of the figure and in the space between his head and the tree on the left.
Keywords: vine, leaf, spiral, branch, thornVines and perhaps long, narrow leaves fill the spaces above, below, and on each side of the heading ("Application," line 1). The vine below the word forms a spiral. A vine, or perhaps the branch of a tree lower left, fills the left margin of the plate. Two vines, the one on the left attached to the letter "t," decorate the space between the first and second lines of text. A vine or small branch, poorly printed in this impression, appears at the end of the second line of text. Vines grow on either side of the word "God" in the third line of the text (line 4). Another vine, to the left over the word "sees" in the same line, bears leaves or thorns. Three vines, or perhaps two vines and a single leaf above "the" (line 5), decorate the space between the third and fourth lines of text. A vine, perhaps bearing leaves or thorns and attached to the top of the letter "h," fills the space above the word "sees" in the last line of text (line 6). A vine or small branch with long, slender leaves extends to the right at the end of the last line of text.