Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Saturn
MythsSaturn and his children Devouring a child (not being castrated)
Single figure As a cripple, with crutches or a staff
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac AquariusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnStanding → Devouring a child, or preparing to do so
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSaturnDomicile (Capricorn and Aquarius)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesCyclesBonasone, Giulio (formerly attributed to Georges Reverdy, Mid-16th century)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bonasone, Giulio (born c1510, died after 1576) formerly attributed to Georges Reverdy (active 1529-1565)
DATE
mid 16th century
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
1
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (XV.488.3)
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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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