Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
FerraraPalazzo SchifanoiaSalone dei MesiAugust (Virgo, Ceres)Overall views
FerraraPalazzo SchifanoiaSalone dei MesiAugust (Virgo, Ceres)Bottom section
GODS & MYTHS
Proserpina
Single figure
Myths Pluto and Proserpina The rape of ProserpinaPluto carrying away Proserpina in his chariotChariot moving towards the right
Ceres
Single figure Without torch, with sheaf of corn
Triumph
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac VirgoSingle figureWithout attributes
Decans and paranatellontaDecans VirgoFirst Decan
Decans and paranatellontaDecans VirgoSecond Decan
Decans and paranatellontaDecans VirgoThird Decan
Decans and paranatellontaDecans VirgoCycles
Decans and paranatellontaDecans CyclesFerrara, Palazzo Schifanoia
Time
Months Occupations of the months CyclesFerrara, Palazzo Schifanoia, Salone dei Mesi
Months Occupations of the months IndividualAugust
Months Mythological representations of the months CyclesFerrara, Palazzo Schifanoia, Salone dei Mesi
Months Mythological representations of the months Individual monthsAugust
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsMonkeySpecific SpeciesBaboon
Fabulous animalsDragon Dragons interacting with humans or angels but not fighting
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
ItalyEsteBorso, duke of Ferrara (1413-1471)
SOCIAL LIFE
Hunting
Hunting by quarryBirds (general)With falconsPeople going out to or returning from hunting with falcons
Professions and trades
AgriculturalPloughing
AgriculturalSelling corn
Court life
Audience
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
8
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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