Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
With Amor With other figuresMiscellaneous
Allegories Venus Frigida (Sine Cerere et Baccho friget Venus) Venus not freezingWith Bacchus and Ceres
Juno
AllegoriesVirtue
Hercules
AllegoriesHercules with Virtue and-or Vice
Mercury
AllegoriesPatron of Trade or Wealth
Minerva
AllegoriesVirtue
Satyrs
Various activitiesPlaying an instrumentPercussion
Various activitiesPlaying an instrumentFlute or shawn
Amor
Triumph
Saturn
Allegoriesof Time and Mortality
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsMonkeyIn satirical contexts
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Adam and Eve Adam and Eve - single figures
Angels
Musicians
Heaven and Hell
Hell Devil as ruler of Hell
The faithful receive the Crown of Eternal Life
Devils
Allegories
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Virtues and Vices
Virtues TheologicalCyclesSingle image
Death
Memento moriSkull
Memento moriOil lamp (going out)
Memento moriCrowns (removed)
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Vanity (Vanitas) Vanity of lifeHomo bulla
Fortune (Fortuna) With attributesBall
Fortune (Fortuna) With attributesWings
Allegories of Life
Miscellaneous
Further details
In the centre Hercules, Minerva and the Theological Virtues trying to lure Man away from Mercury, Fortuna and Venus (right), at the left side rulers. Beneath at the left Death and Memento Mori, at the right Saturn, Amor and Satyrs, in the bottom centre the devil, Adam and Eve on his throne
ARTIST/CREATOR
Francken, Frans the Younger (1581-1642)
DATE
circa 1635
LOCATION
Boston (Mass.), Museum of Fine Arts (Anonymous loan to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in 2014)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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