Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
FerraraPalazzo SchifanoiaSalone dei MesiApril (Taurus, Venus and Mars)Top section
FerraraPalazzo SchifanoiaSalone dei MesiApril (Taurus, Venus and Mars)Central section
FerraraPalazzo SchifanoiaSalone dei MesiCopiesHistorical Postcards
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
TriumphMarine
Graces
With other figuresVenus alone
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac TaurusSingle figureBull whole
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)
Decans and paranatellontaDecans TaurusFirst Decan
Decans and paranatellontaDecans TaurusSecond Decan
Decans and paranatellontaDecans TaurusThird Decan
Decans and paranatellontaDecans TaurusCycles
Decans and paranatellontaDecans CyclesFerrara, Palazzo Schifanoia
Flora and Fauna
BirdsSwan
SOCIAL LIFE
Love
The LoverFlirtation
Practice of love or love-makingKissing and embracing
Music
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedLute
Musical instrumentsWind WoodRecorder
Further details
After the paintings in the Palazzo Schifanoia, Ferrara
ARTIST/CREATOR
Cossa, Francesco del (c1435-c1477) (after)
DATE
2nd half 19th century
LOCATION
n/a
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
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