Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac AriesWith planetsMars (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac ScorpioWith planetsMars (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMarsIn chariot → Pulled by horses
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesMarsDomicile (Aries and Scorpio)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesPrints → Baldini, Baccio (attributed) (second series, c1465)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsSoldiers attacking civilians (and their defence)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsSoldiers driving away cattle
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsSoldiers raping women
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsSoldiers burning down houses
SOCIAL LIFE
News, communication, travelling
Ringing an alarm
Warfare
Miseries of warPillageof cattle
Miseries of warAttacks against civilians (and civilians defending themselves)
Miseries of warRape
Miseries of warArson
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Baldini, Baccio (c1436-1487) (attributed)
DATE
circa 1465
LOCATION
n/a
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Arthur Mayger Hind, Early Italian Engraving, a critical catalogue, London 1938-1948, A.III.3b, plate 119
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RELATIONS
British Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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