Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnIn chariot, pulled by dragons → devouring a child
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSaturnDomicile (Capricorn and Aquarius)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesPrints → Solis, Virgil (Mid-16th century)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenSaturnPloughing
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenSaturnFeeding, keeping or slaughtering pigs
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
AgriculturalPloughing
Professions concerned with foodButchersslaughtering pigs
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Solis, Virgil, the elder (1514-1562)
DATE
mid 16th century
LOCATION
n/a
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
1
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (IX.265.163)
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Hollstein German 64, p. 93, H. 403
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RELATIONS
British Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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