Mars, from The Seven Planets

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Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
The figure of Mars, turned toward the right, and carrying a battle axe in his left hand, a sword in his right hand, is accompanied by Aries (the ram) and Scorpio (the scorpion). At upper left the word "MARS" and the symbol for iron.
Designer
Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500–1550
Credit Line
Gift of Leo Wallerstein
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
1539
Accession Number
1950-131-6
made in
Germany
Medium
Engraving on laid paper
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Type
figures
Object Name
Print
Type
Print