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 → Sadeler, Jan I, after Maarten de Vos (1585), anonymous copies after this series
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsCamps, Military life
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsBattles, fights between soldiers
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsSoldiers attacking civilians (and their defence)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsSoldiers driving away cattle
SOCIAL LIFE
Warfare
Camp
Battles ModernNavalMiscellaneous
Miseries of warPillageof cattle
Miseries of warAttacks against civilians (and civilians defending themselves)
Further details
This impression has no reference to Sadeler as engraver, and details suggest that it is an (albeit extremely faithful) copy after his print after de Vos
ARTIST/CREATOR
Flemish after Vos, Maarten de (1532-1603)
DATE
late 16th century - 17th century
LOCATION
n/a
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
3
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
New Hollstein Maarten de Vos, p. 275, H. 1387, copy b
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RELATIONS
British Museum (original)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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