Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Science, technology and medicine
TechnologyMeasuringCompass (dividers)Miscellaneous
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryIn chariot → Pulled by cocks
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryScholars (other than Geographers, Astronomers, Physicians or Alchemists)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryPainters, sculptors and goldsmiths
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryMusicians and musical instruments (other than organists and organs)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryJugglers
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryTeachers and pupils
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryAlchemists and alchemical instruments
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsMonkeyMonkeys as humansTaking part in human activitiesSmall groups
BirdsCockatoo
Alchemy
Alchemists
SOCIAL LIFE
Sports
Tennis
Music
Musical instrumentsStringBowedTromba Marina (Trumscheit)
Musical instrumentsWind WoodOboe
Musical instrumentsWind BrassTrumpet
Education
Miscellaneous
Art
Artist's studioPainter
Games
Cards General
Board gamesBackgammon
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Breughel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625)
DATE
late 16th century - 1st quarter 17th century
LOCATION
London, Robinson & Fisher (Casey sale, 1927, no. 101)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Guy de Tervarent, De la m├ęthode iconologique, Bruxelles 1961, fig. 10
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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