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Saturn, seated right, is threatened by his three children Jupiter, Neptune and Pluto. Engraving by G. Bonasone after G. Romano, ca. 1560.

Romano, Giulio, 1499-1546.
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[1560?]

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view Saturn, seated right, is threatened by his three children Jupiter, Neptune and Pluto. Engraving by G. Bonasone after G. Romano, ca. 1560.

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Credit: Saturn, seated right, is threatened by his three children Jupiter, Neptune and Pluto. Engraving by G. Bonasone after G. Romano, ca. 1560. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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A man holding a scythe and a spade, identified as Saturn (Cronos) is leaning against a tree at the foot of which is a snake; his three sons are standing in front of him; an eagle in the background

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[Italy], [1560?]

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1 print : engraving ; platemark 30.8 x 21.1 cm

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Iulio Romano inventore ; I. Bonasone F.

Publications note

Stefania Massari, Giulio Romano pinxit et delineavit, Roma: Palombi, 1993, no. 64, p. 75

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 570760i

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