Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualLunaLuna as a woman - not in a chariot → Holding a moon
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualLunaLuna as a woman - not in a chariot → Holding a torch and not a horn
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualLunaWorship of a lunar deity
SOCIAL LIFE
Festivals
AncientRomeAugust, Ides - Festival of slaves in honour of a lunar deity
Further details
This is clearly a copy after the Monogrammist P.P., but Luna seems to be in this print female rather than male.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Hopfer, Hieronymus (active 1528-1563) after Monogrammist P. P. (active Italy, early 16th century)
DATE
mid 16th century
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (VIII.515.35)
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RELATIONS
British Museum
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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