Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualLunaLuna as a man
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualLunaWorship of a lunar deity
SOCIAL LIFE
Festivals
AncientRomeAugust, Ides - Festival of slaves in honour of a lunar deity
Further details
Emison suggests that the image may show a festival of slaves worshipping a moon deity on the Ides of August
ARTIST/CREATOR
Monogrammist P. P. (active Italy, early 16th century)
DATE
1500 - 1520
LOCATION
n/a
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (XIII.357.3 (first state))
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
A. M. Hind, Early Italian Engraving, vol. 5, London 1948, p. 275, no. 2, p. 854; J. Hoffmann, Die Kupferstiche des Meister PP, Wien 1911; Erna Mandofsky, Mangudens Triumf, Symbolister 30 (1957); Patricia Emison, Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte 48 (1985), pp. 538-540
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RELATIONS
British Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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