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(Italian, 15th century)
Dudley P. Allen Fund 1924.432.45
Catalogue raisonné: Hind E.I. 45a
This engraving is part of the Tarocchi group marked with the letter “A”, and named Firmaments of the Universe. This series comprises the seven planets from the classical astronomy (Moon, Mercury, Venus, Sun, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn) and the three celestial spheres that separate them from the Supreme Entity (Prima Causa) from which everything was originated.
Here, Marte (Mars) is personified as a full-length male figure, in frontal view, and seated on a chariot-like throne. Mars is armored and holds up a sword in his right hand. A wolf lays at his feet.
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