Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Saturn
Allegoriesof Time and Mortality
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Science, technology and medicine
TechnologyClocks, waterclocks, sundialsClocks
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Not represented as planetary deitiesIndividualSaturn
Further details
Painted as homage to Christiaan Huyghens, Saturn holding a pendulum resembling some of Huyghens's experiments on clockmaking, in the clouds Saturn with his rings
ARTIST/CREATOR
Carree, Hendrik, II (1696-1775)
DATE
1737
LOCATION
Leiden, Museum Boerhaave(Nederlandsch Historisch Natuurwetenschappelijk Museum) (inv. P00785)
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RELATIONS
Museum Boerhaave
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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