Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Jupiter
Myths The tortoise at Jupiter's wedding
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsTortoise or turtle
Animals CyclesSingle image
Fabulous animalsUnicornMiscellaneous
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Emblems
Cycles (Emblem Books)Bocchi, Symbolicarum quaestionum de universo genere, 1555
SOCIAL LIFE
Eating and drinking
Banquet Indoors
Further details
Book IIII, Symbol CX: Est nulla vita lautior domestica nec laetior (the tortoise does not attend Jupiter's wedding, preferring to stay in her own house, and the irate Jupiter makes her carry the house always with her)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bonasone, Giulio (born c1510, died after 1576)
DATE
1555
LOCATION
London, Warburg Institute
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Bocchi, AchilleSymbolicarum quaestionum, de universo genere, quas serio ludebat, libri quinque, Bologna, 1574, p. 232
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (XV.165.287)
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RELATIONS
library-record of illustrated text
complete digital copy of illustrated text in the Warburg Institute Library
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
British Museum
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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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