Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac TaurusWith planetsVenus (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac LibraWith planetsVenus (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualVenusIn a chariot → Pulled by doves or other birds that do not resemble swans
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesVenusDomicile (Taurus and Libra)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusLovers (standing or seated, dressed)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusMixed bathing (including lovers)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusCrowning of men by lover
SOCIAL LIFE
Love
The LoverFlirtation
The LoverLady crowning her gentleman
Practice of love or love-makingKissing and embracing
Bathing
Mixed bathing
Further details
The dark spots and stripes are damages in the photographic print
ARTIST/CREATOR
Breu, Jörg the Elder (c1475-1537) (attributed)
DATE
16th century
LOCATION
Berlin, Kunstgewerbemuseum
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
DESCRIPTION
Schlagwort Astrol. Planeten
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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