Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac TaurusWith planetsVenus (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac LibraWith planetsVenus (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualVenusStanding or walking → Holding a mirror and a branch
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesVenusDomicile (Taurus and Libra)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesUlm, Schermarsche Bibliothek, Med. 8 (disappeared, supposedly in US, Swabia, 15th century)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusLovers (naked or lying on the ground)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusMixed bathing (including lovers)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusDancing
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusMusic-making
SOCIAL LIFE
Love
Practice of love or love-makingKissing and embracing
Music
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedLute
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedHarp
Musical instrumentsWind WoodRecorder
Bathing
Mixed bathing
Dance
Groups
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Swabian
DATE
mid 15th century - 2nd half 15th century
LOCATION
United States of America, Private collection (formerly Ulm, Schermarsche Bibliothek, Med. 8, disappeared from there under dubious circumstances after Word War II)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
fol. 70r
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Anton Hauber, die Planetenkinderbilder und Sternbilder, Stra├čburg 1916, pp. 34-43, 104f.
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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