Zodiac with winged male, poss. Cupid/Eros
Zodiac with winged male, poss. Cupid/Eros. Engraving by J. vander Schley, from Pierre de Hondt, Histoire Naturelle generale et particuliere avec la description du Cabinet du Roy. Frontispiece to second discourse ('second discours'). Date: 1750
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Modern Zodia: Scorpio
The Modern Zodiac: An Artist's Almanac of English Society. A woman wearing a headdress of autumn leaves surrounded by scenes of fox hunting, college life & the new season's ale.
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Floor mosaic. About 200 AD. Aion, god of Eternity, surrounde
Floor mosaic. About 200 AD From a Roman villa near Sentium (Sassferrato) in the Marches. Aion, god of Eternity, surrounded by a zodiac wheel, the seated earth mother Tellus, the personifications of the four seasons as well as the sprounting foliage of the trees point to the beneficial change of the seasons. Glyptothek. Munich. Germany.
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