Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
MantuaPalazzo TeSala di Psiche
GODS & MYTHS
Bacchus
Myths Bacchus and Ariadne Bacchus and Ariadne togetherWith other figures
Mars
With Venus Bathing
With Venus Chasing Adonis
Amor
Myths Amor and Psyche Individual scenesAt Venus's command, Psyche is scourged by Sollicitudo and Tristities (lib. VI, 9)
Myths Amor and Psyche Individual scenesPsyche collects the flocks of golden wool (lib. VI, 13)
Myths Amor and Psyche Individual scenesVenus commands Psyche to sort a heap of mixed grains (lib. VI, 10)
Myths Amor and Psyche Individual scenesVenus commands Psyche to collect water from the Styx (lib. VI, 13)
Myths Amor and Psyche Cycles1526-1528 - Giulio Romano (Mantua, Palazzo del Te, and later copies)Works by Giulio
Further details
Fresco on North Wall of the Sala di Psiche with Bacchus and Ariadne at centre. At left Venus and Mars Bathing, at right Mars Chasing Adonis from Venus's Pavilion. In the three lunettes: Psyche's Second Task, Psyche's First Task, and the Punishment of Psyche
ARTIST/CREATOR
Giulio Romano (Giulio Pippi) (c1499-1546)
DATE
1526 - 1528
LOCATION
Mantua, Palazzo Te, Sala di Psiche
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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