- Museum number
Series: Septem planetae
Jupiter, seated on an eagle, on top of a pedestal; the eagle grasps a thunderbolt in its claws; three circles of light radiate from behind Jupiter's head; set within an oval
- Production date
- 1587 (after)
Height: 184 millimetres (cut to oval)
Width: 130 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- From a series of eight plates; the BM series is missing the title-page (lettered 'Septem Planetae, a celeberrimo pictore Ioan: ne Stradano depictae: et a Cornelio Kiliano Dufflaeo versibus illustratae. Ioannes Collardus sculpebat et Philippus Gallaeus edebat').
This print has been cut down to the oval, the Latin inscriptions in the margin, composed by Cornelis Kiliaan, have been lost.
Literature: A. Baroni and M. Sellink, 'Stradanus 1523-1605: Court artist of the Medici', exh.cat. Groeningemuseum Brugge 2008-2009, Turnhout, 2012, pp.294-299, cat.no.91-98.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number