Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CancerWith planetsLuna (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualLunaLuna as a woman - in a chariot → Pulled by nymphs
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesLunaDomicile (Cancer)
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 childrenLunaFishing
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenLunaShips and harbours
SOCIAL LIFE
Ships
Sailing ships and boatsMerchant vessels
Fishing
Fishing with nets
Further details
This impression has no reference to Sadeler as engraver, and details suggest that it is an (albeit fairly 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
7
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
New Hollstein Maarten de Vos, p. 275, H. 1382, perhaps 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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