Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Bacchus
Single figure Adult, beardless StandingHolding cup, bowl, or jug
Cycles
Goltzius, Gods and zodiacal signs (1588-1590)
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac ScorpioSingle figureAs scorpion (with claws, legs and a tail)
ADDITIONAL SUBJECT KEYWORDS
perhaps Autumn
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Goltzius, Hendrick (1558-1617)
DATE
1588 - 1590
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (III.72.228)
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Scorpio may represent autumn; a related woodcut shows Mars with Aries - possible they belonged to a series of the Seasons
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RELATIONS
British Museum
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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