Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Mercury
Single figure StandingPost-classical
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Mathematics
GeometryMeasuring with compass
Arithmetic Counting with jetons
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac Geminiwith planetsMercury (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryStanding or walking → Miscellaneous
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesMercuryDomicile (Virgo and Gemini)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesCyclesAldegrever, Heinrich (1533, not all with domiciles)
Planets Represented as planetary deities CyclesCycles of sevenMultiple images - Prints → Aldegrever, Heinrich (1533, some with children or dignities)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesPrints → Aldegrever, Heinrich (1533 - only few with planet children)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryAstronomers and geographers
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryScholars (other than Geographers, Astronomers, Physicians or Alchemists)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Aldegrever, Heinrich (born 1502, died 1555 or 1561)
DATE
1533
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
6
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (VIII.389.77)
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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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