Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
Single figure With attributesHeart
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualVenusStanding or walking → Holding a bow or arrows
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualVenusStanding or walking → Holding a heart and no arrow
Planets Represented as planetary deities CyclesCycles of sevenMultiple images - Sculpture → London, Victoria and Albert Museum (tankard by Paulus Weise, c1560, not all with zodiac signs)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Virtues and Vices
Virtues TheologicalIndividualFaith (Fides)
Virtues CardinalIndividualFortitudoSingle figure
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Patience (Patientia)General
Further details
The images show Planet deities, Virtues and Muses, following plaquettes by Peter Flötner: Jupiter Faith (Bange 5665), Venus (Bange 5622., no domiciles visible), Patience (Bange 5669), Fortitude (Bange 2256)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Weise, Paul (died 1591) after Flötner, Peter (1485-1546)
DATE
circa 1560
LOCATION
London, Victoria & Albert Museum (inv. 927-1853)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ernst Friedrich Bange, Die Bildwerke in Bronze und in anderen Metallen (Die Bildwerke des deutschen Museums, 2), Berlin 1923
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RELATIONS
Victoria and Albert Museum
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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