Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Mathematics
Arithmetic Counting with jetons
Science, technology and medicine
MedicineDiagnosis and selection of treatmentUrinoscopy
Astronomy and astrology
Astronomers and astrologers
Constellations Zodiac Geminiwith planetsMercury (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac VirgoWith planetsMercury (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryIn chariot → Pulled by cocks
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesMercuryDomicile (Virgo and Gemini)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesPrints → Pencz, Georg (1531, formerly attributed to Sebald Beham, fifth state)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryAstronomers and geographers
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryPhysicians
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryPainters, sculptors and goldsmiths
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryOrganists and organ builders
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryMerchants and harbours
SOCIAL LIFE
Music
Musical instrumentsKeyboardOrgan
Art
Artist's studioSculptorWithout live model
Artist's studioPainter
Artist's studioGoldsmith
Markets and trade
Merchants
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Pencz, Georg (c1500-1550) formerly attributed to Sebald Beham
DATE
1531
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
6
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Gustav Pauli, Hans Sebald Beham, Strassburg 1901, p. 372f, P. 910 (fifth state); Hollstein German 31, p. 199, H. 95; Guy de Tervarent, Les énigmes de l'art, Paris 1938ff., vol. 3, fig. 40
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RELATIONS
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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