Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Science, technology and medicine
TechnologyClocks, waterclocks, sundialsClocks
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac Geminiwith planetsMercury (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac VirgoWith planetsMercury (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryStanding or walking → Holding two intertwined serpents or a purse or both
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesMercuryDomicile (Virgo and Gemini)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesPrints → German Block-Book, Chiro-Xylographic edition (c1480, Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryScholars (other than Geographers, Astronomers, Physicians or Alchemists)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryPainters, sculptors and goldsmiths
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryClocks and Clockmakers
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryOrganists and organ builders
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryPersons sharing a meal
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryCraftsmen (other than painters, sculptors and goldsmiths)
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
MetalworkersClockmakers
MetalworkersBronze casters
Makers of musical instrumentsOrgan builder
Music
Musical instrumentsKeyboardOrgan
Eating and drinking
MealsOutdoors
Art
Artist's studioSculptorWithout live model
Artist's studioPainter
Artist's studioGoldsmith
Authors, scholars and philosophers
Scribes
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
German after Netherlandish
DATE
circa 1470
LOCATION
Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett → Cim. 106
Contact
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