Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac TaurusWith planetsVenus (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac LibraWith planetsVenus (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualVenusIn a chariot → Pulled by doves or other birds that do not resemble swans
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesVenusDomicile (Taurus and Libra)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesPrints → Pencz, Georg (1531, formerly attributed to Sebald Beham, earlier states)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusLovers (standing or seated, dressed)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusMixed bathing (including lovers)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusMusic-making
SOCIAL LIFE
Love
The LoverFlirtation
Practice of love or love-makingKissing and embracing
Music
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedLute
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedHarp
Musical instrumentsStringBowedViola da Gamba
Musical instrumentsWind WoodFlute (flauto traverso)
Bathing
Mixed bathing
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Pencz, Georg (c1500-1550) formerly attributed to Sebald Beham
DATE
1531
LOCATION
n/a
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
5
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Gustav Pauli, Hans Sebald Beham, Strassburg 1901, p. 375, P. 908 (Third state); Hollstein German 31, p. 195, H. 93
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RELATIONS
British Museum (second state)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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