Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal. lat. 1368 (Sebastian Münster)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenSaturnOld Age and death
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Death
Personifications Skeleton or half-rotten corpse StandingHolding scythe
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
German possibly an autograph of Sebastian Münster
DATE
1522
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Pal. lat. 1368, fol. 2r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Münster, SebastianInstrumentum Planetarum
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RELATIONS
Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg (digitised version)
Contact
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