Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnIn chariot, pulled by dragons → devouring a child
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesMunich, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum (Brussels tapestries, c1550)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenSaturnPloughing
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenSaturnFeeding, keeping or slaughtering pigs
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenSaturnIrrigating
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
AgriculturalPloughing
AgriculturalIrrigating
Professions concerned with food and drinkButchersslaughtering pigs
Further details
The tapestry is very similar to Munich, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, T. 3854 - possibly it is a photo of this tapestry that was labelled incorrectly
ARTIST/CREATOR
Brussels follower of Coxie, Michiel (1499-1592) Stylistic reasons suggest an involvement of Coxie or a designer close to him (Schmitz-von Ledebur, p. 100)
DATE
1550 (before) - 1560
LOCATION
London, Victoria & Albert Museum
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
DESCRIPTION
Schlagwort Astrologie Planetenkinder
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Schmitz-von Ledebur, Katja, Die Planeten und ihre Kinder. Eine Brüsseler Tapisserienserie des 16. Jahrhunderts uas der Sammlung Herzog Albrechts V. in München, Turnhout 2009
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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