Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Muses
Individual Thalia
Cycles Flagon with Muses, gods and virtues from Peter Flötner's Plaques (c. 1560)
Saturn
MythsSaturn and his children With a child (not yet devouring it)
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac AquariusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSaturnDomicile (Capricorn and Aquarius)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesCyclesLondon, Victoria and Albert Museum (tankard by Paulus Weise, c1560, not all with zodiac signs)
Planets Represented as planetary deities CyclesCycles of sevenMultiple images - Sculpture → London, Victoria and Albert Museum (tankard by Paulus Weise, c1560, not all with zodiac signs)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Virtues and Vices
Virtues CardinalIndividualTemperantiaSingle figure
Further details
The images show Planet deities, Virtues and Muses, following plaquettes by Peter Flötner: Saturn (after Bange 5618), Thalia (after Bange 5633), Temperance (after Bange 5668)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Weise, Paul (died 1591) after Flötner, Peter (1485-1546)
DATE
circa 1560
LOCATION
London, Victoria & Albert Museum (inv. 927-1853)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ernst Friedrich Bange, Die Bildwerke in Bronze und in anderen Metallen (Die Bildwerke des deutschen Museums, 2), Berlin 1923
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RELATIONS
Victoria and Albert Museum
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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