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 → Sadeler, Jan I, after Maarten de Vos (1585)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusLovers (standing or seated, dressed)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusDancing
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusMusic-making
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusFighting
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusMarriage
SOCIAL LIFE
Love
The LoverFlirtation
Marriage rites ProcessionCouples
Music
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedLute
Musical instrumentsStringBowedVioloncello
Musical instrumentsWind WoodFlute (flauto traverso)
Pastimes
Fighting
Plucking flowers
Dance
Groups
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Sadeler, Jan the Elder (1550-1600) after Vos, Maarten de (1532-1603)
DATE
1585
LOCATION
n/a
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
5
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
New Hollstein Maarten de Vos, p. 275, H. 1385
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RELATIONS
British Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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