Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Amor
Myths Amor and Psyche Cycles1550 (circa) - Pierino del Vaga and school (Rome, Castel Sant'Angelo)
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
Fabulous animalsUnicornMiscellaneous
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Unicorn
Further details
The Unicorn may represent Paul III's motto 'Cedo alla purezza'
ARTIST/CREATOR
Perino del Vaga (Piero Buonaccorsi) (1501-1547) (school)
DATE
mid 16th century
LOCATION
Rome, Castel Sant'Angelo, Appartamento di Paolo III
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
DESCRIPTION
stamp 'Bibliothek Warburg' (no address); stamp 'Schlagwort' then written: 'Rom: Paläste, Villen, Kastelle (Castel S. Angelo), at the margin with blue pencil 'Ro 349'
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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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