Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
With Amor Alone Handling bow and arrowsAmor holding an arrow
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualVenusStanding or walking → Holding a cup
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 childrenVenusLovers (naked or lying on the ground)
SOCIAL LIFE
Love
Practice of love or love-makingKissing and embracing
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
5
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (VIII.389.79)
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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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