Lot 05
Prague school URANIA

Around 1600
oil on canvas
56 x 47 cm (h x w)

Starting price
180 000 CZK
   |   7 826 €
Price realized
370 000 CZK
   |   16 087 €
price without premium

The angel with wings and a starry crown is usually depicted with a globe and a compass. She is the daughter of the supreme god Zeus and the goddess of memory Mnemosyne. Urania is the muse of astrology, which is also associated with heavenly love. She is depicted with silky smooth skin, almost semi-nude, draped in a cape studded with stars. The influence of Aachen or Spranger is attributed to this school.