Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualVenusIn a chariot → Pulled by doves or other birds that do not resemble swans
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesPrints → Grandi, Girolamo (1533)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusLovers (standing or seated, dressed)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusMusic-making
SOCIAL LIFE
Love
The LoverFlirtation
Practice of love or love-makingKissing and embracing
Music
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedHarp
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Grandi, Girolamo (active c1530-1548)
DATE
1533
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
5
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RELATIONS
British Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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