Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Mercury
With other figuresMuses
Muses
With other figuresMercury
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac Geminiwith planetsMercury (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac VirgoWith planetsMercury (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryStanding or walking → Miscellaneous
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesMercuryDomicile (Virgo and Gemini)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesCyclesVienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum (Brussels Tapestries: Time and Planets)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesVienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum (Brussels Tapestries, only some with children)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryMusicians and musical instruments (other than organists and organs)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryMerchants and harbours
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsMonkeyMonkeys as humansTaking part in human activitiesSmall groups
SOCIAL LIFE
Music
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedLute
Musical instrumentsStringBowedVioloncello
Musical instrumentsWind WoodFlute (flauto traverso)
Musical instrumentsPercussionTambourine
Music-makingInstrumentalists Outdoors
News, communication, travelling
Travel by shipHarbours
Further details
This series does not include a tapestry for Venus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Zeunen, Josse van (active Brussels, 1646)
DATE
circa 1660
LOCATION
Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
6
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ernst Ritter von Birk, Inventar der im Besitze des Allerhöchsten Kaiserhauses befindlichen Niederländer Tapeten und Gobelins (Fortsetzung und Schluß), Jahrbuch der Kunsthistorischen Sammlungen des Allerhöchsten Kaiserhauses 2 (1884), p. 167-220, p. 199, no. 92, 5
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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