Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
FerraraPalazzo SchifanoiaSalone dei MesiApril (Taurus, Venus and Mars)Top section
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
TriumphMarine
Mars
With Venus Miscellaneous
Graces
With other figuresVenus alone
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualVenusIn a chariot → Pulled by swans
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesFerrara, Palazzo Schifanoia, Salone dei Mesi (1466-1470 - only some planets)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusLovers (standing or seated, dressed)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenVenusMusic-making
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsRabbit (see also Hare)
BirdsSwan
SOCIAL LIFE
Love
The LoverFlirtation
Practice of love or love-makingKissing and embracing
Music
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedLute
Musical instrumentsWind WoodRecorder
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Cossa, Francesco del (c1435-c1477) or Tura, Cosimo (Cosme) (c1430-1495)
DATE
1466 - 1470
LOCATION
Ferrara, Palazzo Schifanoia, Salone dei Mesi
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
4
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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