Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac AquariusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnIn chariot, pulled by dragons → with a child, but not devouring it
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSaturnDomicile (Capricorn and Aquarius)
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 childrenSaturnDigging or mining
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenSaturnCripples, beggars and almsgiving
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenSaturnMagicians
Sorcery and magic
Sorcery
Creation of bad weather
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
Miners Digging in a mine
Beggars and cripples
GroupsPaupers living in caves
Further details
This impression has no reference to Sadeler as engraver, and architectural 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
1
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
New Hollstein Maarten de Vos, p. 275, H. 1384, 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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