Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Astronomers and astrologers
Constellations Zodiac Geminiwith planetsMercury (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac VirgoWith planetsMercury (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryIn chariot → Pulled by birds but not by cocks
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesMercuryDomicile (Virgo and Gemini)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesSaltwood, Collection Lord (Kenneth) Clark (later dispersed)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryAstronomers and geographers
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryPainters, sculptors and goldsmiths
SOCIAL LIFE
Art
Artist's studioSculptorWithout live model
Artist's studioPainter
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Netherlandish with attribution to Jan van Hemessen and Lucas de Heere
DATE
2nd half 16th century
LOCATION
Saltwood, Collection (Lord) Kenneth Clark (formerly)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
6
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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