Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac AquariusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnStanding → Devouring a child, or preparing to do so
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSaturnDomicile (Capricorn and Aquarius)
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 childrenSaturnHarvest and other agricultural work (apart from ploughing and threshing)
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
AgriculturalHarvestingCorn
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
1
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (III.168.149)
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
New Hollstein Goltzius 4, p. 63, H. 664; New Hollstein Jacob Matham 2, p. 143, H. 204.I
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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