Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
Single figure Without attributes Reclining
Hercules
Myths Labours Apples of the HesperidesHercules and AtlasHercules holding the globe (with other gods or personifications)
Mercury
Single figure Flying or running
Atlas
Various activitiesCarrying the world
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Celestial maps and globesGlobesRepresentations of globes
Further details
Unclear if the person holding the celestial globe is Hercules or Atlas
ARTIST/CREATOR
Giordano, Luca (Luca Fa Presto) (1634-1705)
DATE
2nd half 17th century - early 18th century
LOCATION
Evanston, IL, Northwestern University Art Collection
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
E. James Mundy, Master drawings rediscovered : selections from the collections of Northwestern University and Esther and Malcolm Bick, Holyoke 1981, no. 11
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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