Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Minerva
AllegoriesWisdom, Prudence or Learning
Amoretti
Various activitiesDancing Round Dance
Various activitiesLooking through a spyglass
LITERATURE
Modern
Shaftesbury, 3rd Earl ofCharacteristicks
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Science, technology and medicine
TechnologyAstronomical instrumentsTelescopes and Spyglasses
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsMole
AnimalsBeetle
Further details
illustration of the first treatise, the Letter Concerning Enthusiasm, contrasting Good Humour (Amoretti looking at the sun and dancing) and bad humour (Amoretti covering their eyes and ears in terror fail to see that Minerva has opened a door for them), blind and deaf animals, broken instruments)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Gribelin, Simon (1661-1733) after Trench, Henry (active 1700, died 1726)
DATE
1711 - 1714
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Shaftesbury Anthony Ashley Cooper, 3rd Earl ofCharacteristicks of men, manners, opinions, times, 2nd edition, vol. 1, London, 1714
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Felix Paknadel, Shaftesbury's Illustrations of Characteristics, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 37 (1974), pp. 290-312, p. 305 and plate 70c
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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