Loading

Element Earth Westside

Artus Quellinus the Elder1655-01-01/1655-01-02

Royal Palace Amsterdam

Royal Palace Amsterdam

Earth holds a cornucopia (horn of plenty) in one hand while her other hand rests on a globe. On her head is a wreath of flowers. Beneath her feet are two creatures that live underground: a serpent and a mole. Behind her are vines.

Additional information:
Earth is the heaviest of the elements. It is represented together with animals and plants that live in and on the earth. The globe represents the Earth.

Show lessRead more

Details

  • Title: Element Earth Westside
  • Date Created: 1655-01-01/1655-01-02
  • Sculptor: Artus Quellinus
  • Place Part Of: Netherlands
  • Display: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Description: Marble
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: © Stichting Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam. Photo: Wim Ruigrok., ©Stichting Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam

Recommended

Translate with Google
Home
Explore
Nearby
Profile