Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Science, technology and medicine
TechnologySquare
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac Geminiwith planetsMercury (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac VirgoWith 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 debilitiesCyclesMatham, Jacob, after Hendrik Goltzius (1597)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesPrints → Matham, Jacob, after Hendrik Goltzius (1597)
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)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryPainters, sculptors and goldsmiths
SOCIAL LIFE
Art
Equipment
Further details
In the top corners the Zodiac signs of the Domicile, in the bottom corners attributes of the Planet Children
ARTIST/CREATOR
Matham, Jacob (1571-1631) after Goltzius, Hendrick (1558-1617)
DATE
1597
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
6
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (III.168.154)
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
New Hollstein Goltzius 4, p. 65, H. 669; New Hollstein Jacob Matham 2, p. 146, H. 209
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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