Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Mars
Single figureStanding
Cycles
Goltzius, Gods and zodiacal signs (1588-1590)
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac AriesWith planetsMars (domicile)
Further details
Aries may represent spring; a related woodcut shows Bacchus with Scorpio - possible they belonged to a series of the Seasons
ARTIST/CREATOR
Goltzius, Hendrick (1558-1617)
DATE
1588 - 1590
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (III.72.229)
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RELATIONS
British Museum
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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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