Iconography
GESTURES & EXPRESSION
Urinating
Drinking with a hollow hand
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
With Amor Alone Not interactingVenus standing
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Science, technology and medicine
MedicineMedical allegory
MedicineIllnessesVenereal diseases
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsDogMiscellaneous
SOCIAL LIFE
Love
VenalProstitutes
Music
Music-makingInstrumentalists Outdoors
Further details
Allegory on the dangers of Venereal diseases, the man drinks from a brook originating at the breasts of Venus, not noticing that a dog urinates into it, he is furthermore threatened by a soldier with a spear
ARTIST/CREATOR
Sadeler, Jan the Elder (1550-1600) after Schwarz, Christoph (c1548-1592)
DATE
4th quarter 16th century
LOCATION
n/a
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie (L no.55158)
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Hollstein 492; Erwin Panofsky, in Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek, 12 (1961), pp. 22-29, plate 13
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RELATIONS
British Museum
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Image reproduced by kind permission of the Rijksbureau for Kunsthistorische Documentatie
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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