Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryIn chariot → Pulled by cocks
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryAstronomers and geographers
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryScholars (other than Geographers, Astronomers, Physicians or Alchemists)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryPainters, sculptors and goldsmiths
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryMusicians and musical instruments (other than organists and organs)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryJugglers
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryTeachers and pupils
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryAlchemists and alchemical instruments
Geography
Geographers
Flora and Fauna
BirdsCockatoo
Alchemy
Alchemists
SOCIAL LIFE
Music
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedLute
Musical instrumentsStringBowedVioloncello
Musical instrumentsWind WoodOboe
Musical instrumentsWind BrassTrumpet
Education
Miscellaneous
Art
Artist's studioPainter
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Netherlandish
DATE
17th century
LOCATION
Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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