Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac AquariusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnStanding → Not eating children, holding a sickle or a scythe, on crutches
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSaturnDomicile (Capricorn and Aquarius)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesPrints → German Block-Book, Chiro-Xylographic edition (c1480, Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenSaturnPloughing
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenSaturnFeeding, keeping or slaughtering pigs
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenSaturnCripples, beggars and almsgiving
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenSaturnPrison and stocks
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenSaturnGallows, execution and suicide
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenSaturnThreshing
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenSaturnCraftsmen (Bakers, Carpenters, Potters, Smiths, Tanners)
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
AgriculturalPloughing
AgriculturalSwineherd
AgriculturalThreshing
Cloth, wool and leather workersTanners
Beggars and cripples
Single figureCripple (not begging)
Justice and punishment
ExecutionHanging Gallows with one or more hanged persons
Punishment (non-capital)Stock
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
German after Netherlandish
DATE
circa 1470
LOCATION
Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett → Cim. 101
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Raymond Klibansky, Erwin Panofsky and Fritz Saxl, Saturn and Melancholy, London 1964, pl. 38
Contact
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