Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesIn one image
SOCIAL LIFE
Music
Musical instrumentsKeyboardOrgan-Spinet combination
Music-makingInstrumentalists Outdoors
Kingship
CoronationHoly Roman Emperor Acolade of the Nuremberg patricians who had escorted the regalia
Knighthood
Accolade
Further details
Cover of the Spinet-part of a combined Organ-Spinet commissioned by Lucas Friedrich Behaim. The instrument is depicted in the foreground, and the central planet (Sol) shows Lucas's investiture at the coronation of Emperor Matthias. For detailed description see link.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Nuremberg formerly attributed to Frederik van Valckenborch
DATE
1619
LOCATION
Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum (inv. Gm 1615)
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RELATIONS
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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