Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
RomeVilla FarnesinaSala di GalateaLunettes (Mythological Scenes)
RomeVilla FarnesinaSala di GalateaCeiling (Constellations)
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
Myths Birth (Venus Anadyomene) Squeezing her hair dry
Single figure With attributesDoves
Juno
Various activitiesRiding in a chariot
Apollo
With other figuresCentaur
Orpheus
Various activities Playing the lyre
Centaurs
With other figures Apollo
Cycles
Sebastiano del Piombo (Rome, Villa Farnesina, 1511, Myths related to air and birds)
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles MuralsRome, Farnesina, Sala di Galatea (Baldassare Peruzzi, 1511)Several scenes together
Constellations Northern hemisphereLyraRelated MythsOrpheus (Hyginus, II, 7, 1)
Constellations Zodiac SagittariusSingle figureAs a centaur → With nude torso
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusSingle figureAs a fish-goat
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSolStanding
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualVenusStanding or walking → Holding nothing
Planets Represented as planetary deities CyclesCycles of sevenMultiple images - Paintings → Rome, Farnesina, Sala di Galatea (Peruzzi, 1511, placed with zodiacal signs)
Flora and Fauna
BirdsPeacock
Further details
The hexagons showing Venus in Capricorn and Sun in Sagittarius
ARTIST/CREATOR
Peruzzi, Baldassare (1481-1536) and Sebastiano del Piombo (c1485-1547) Vault by Peruzzi, lunettes by del Piombo
DATE
1511
LOCATION
Rome, Villa Farnesina, Sala di Galatea
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
DESCRIPTION
Schlagwort Rom Farnesina, MS note: Sonne im Widder (crossed out), Lyre, Venus im Steinbock
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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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