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Libra (Balance)

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Libra (Balance)

16th century

Adriaen Collaert, Dutch (Flemish), (ca. 1560–1618)
After Hans Bol, Dutch (Flemish), (1534–1593)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving
Series: from set of twelve engravings The Twelve Months, River Scenes, with Incidents from the Life of Christ, and Showing the Signs of the Zodiac
Bibliography: Hollstein 60 (vol. 3, p. 51); Le Blanc 410.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1960
Accession Number: 1960.14.9.7

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  • astrology - The study that assumes and attempts to interpret and foretell the influence of the stars, moon, and planets upon human affairs. [June 1994 scope note added. February 1993 related term added. February 1991 alternate term added.]
  • balances - Scales with a horizontal bar pivoting about a central fulcrum, creating equal-length arms; suspended from the ends of the arms are pans or baskets, in one of which is placed the item being weighed and in the other, a premeasured weight.
  • seasons
  • series (groups) - Use for related publications issued successively, especially those bearing a collective as well as an individual title; and, in the visual arts, for groups of works by a single artist having a specific and purposeful relation among the works. [March 1993 descriptor changed, was 'series'; alternate term added; descriptor moved. January 1991 scope note added.]
  • zodiac symbols - Use for those images of animals and objects that symbolize the twelve signs of the zodiac.

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