Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
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
Several figures are adapted from Grandi's print
ARTIST/CREATOR
Urbino after Grandi, Girolamo (active c1530-1548)
DATE
1542
LOCATION
London, Victoria & Albert Museum (inv. C.2240-1910)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Bernard Rackham, Catalogue of Italian Maiolica, London 1977, no. 868
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RELATIONS
Victoria and Albert Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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