Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac AriesWith planetsMars (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac ScorpioWith planetsMars (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMarsIn chariot → Pulled by dogs or wolves
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesMarsDomicile (Aries and Scorpio)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsBattles, fights between soldiers
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsSoldiers attacking civilians (and their defence)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMarsSoldiers raping women
SOCIAL LIFE
Warfare
Miseries of warAttacks against civilians (and civilians defending themselves)
Miseries of warRape
Further details
Drawing for Muller's print New Hollstein Heemskerck 2, p. 223, H. 550; New Hollstein Muller 1, p. 208, H. 109
ARTIST/CREATOR
Heemskerck, Marten van (1498-1574)
DATE
circa 1568
LOCATION
Vienna, Albertina (inv. 23481)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie (L.no. 2787)
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RELATIONS
Albertina
Rights and permissions
Image reproduced by kind permission of the Rijksbureau for Kunsthistorische Documentatie
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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