Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
AugsburgRathaus (City Hall)Goldener SaalCeilingEmblems
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusSingle figureAs a fish-goat
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Emblems
Cycles (outside books)Wall and Ceiling PaintingsAugsburg, Rathaus, Goldenes Saal (Kager, 1619-1622, Symbola of Rulers)
Emblems, imprese and devices - catalogue
Celestial bodiesStarStar, Eagle and Capricorn
BirdsEagleEagle, Star and Capricorn
MammalsCapricornCapricorn, Eagle and Star
Further details
Lemma: Virtute astra vadunt, supposedly Symbolon of Emperor Rudolf II. Painting destroyed in 1944, the photograph shows the reconstruction made 1978-1996
ARTIST/CREATOR
Kager, Johann Matthias (1575-1634) after Witte, Pieter de (Pietro Candido) (born 1540 or 1548, died 1628)
DATE
1619 - 1622
LOCATION
Augsburg, Rathaus
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Aegidius Sadeler, Symbola divina et humana, vol. 1, Pragae 1600-1601, pl. 25 (different Lemma)
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the City of Augsburg
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk