Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
FerraraPalazzo SchifanoiaSalone dei MesiAugust (Virgo, Ceres)Top section
FerraraPalazzo SchifanoiaSalone dei MesiAugust (Virgo, Ceres)Central 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
Flora and Fauna
Fabulous animalsDragon Dragons interacting with humans or angels but not fighting
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
AgriculturalPloughing
AgriculturalSelling corn
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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