The hair of Father Time

time-fullJohn Ptak points out that Father Time, though often portrayed during his end-of-year bald phase, was once seen as an unruly-haired fellow:

This image proves that even Time itself can have a bad hair day, from time to time. The woodcut image appears as the printer’s mark (of Simonem Colineum, or Simon de Colines) in the second volume of Johann Arboreus’ Theosophia, complectens difficillorum…, which was printed in Paris in 1540.