Mercurius.Inter Veneram et Lunam apparet...
Engraving with very large margins. 290 x 215mm (11½ x 8½").
A depiction of Mercury as a god, caduceus in hand, an angel overhead, with the zodiac symbols for Virgo and Gemini, from a mosaic designed by Raphael in the Chigi Chapel, in La Madonna del Popolo, Rome. The plate was engraved by Nicolas Dorigny (1658-1746) for his 'The Seven Planets, and the Creation of the Sun and Moon'.
[Ref: 35444] £120.00