Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
River gods
with other figures
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac LibraSingle figurePair of scales
Constellations Zodiac ScorpioSingle figureAs scorpion (with claws, legs and a tail)
Constellations Zodiac SagittariusSingle figureAs a centaur → With nude torso
Constellations Zodiac PiscesSingle figureFish attached mouth-to-mouth
Constellations Zodiac CyclesPartial cycles
Geography
Topography Topographical personifications CountriesFrance
Flora and Fauna
BirdsChicken, Hen, Cock
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernFrance Louis XV (1710-1774, r. 1715-1774)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Monograms, cyphers and similar devices
FranceLouis XV
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Chenu, Pierre (born c1718 or 1730, died c1800) after Gravelot, Hubert François Bourguignon (1699-1773) after an invention of de Petity, the author of the text
DATE
1766
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Petity, Jean-Raymond de Étrennes françoises dédiées à la ville de Paris pour l'année jubilaire du règne de Louis le Bien-Aimé, Paris (Simon), 1766, p. 56
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RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
Gallica (digitised version)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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