Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
RomeVilla FarnesinaSala di GalateaLunettes (Mythological Scenes)
RomeVilla FarnesinaSala di GalateaCeiling (Constellations)
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Myths Labours Lernean hydraHercules fighting with torch
Myths Labours Lernean hydraWith the crab sent by Juno to attack Hercules (Hyginus, De astronomia, II, 23)
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 hemisphereBootesRelated MythsIcarius (Hyginus, II, 4, 3-4)
Constellations Zodiac CancerRelated MythsHercules and the Hydra (Hyginus, II, 23, 1)
Constellations Southern hemisphereArgo (Navis)As a galleyWhole ship
Constellations Southern hemisphereCanis MaiorRelated MythsOrion's dog
Constellations Southern hemisphereOrionSingle figure
Further details
The man with dog has been interpreted as Canis Maior or Orion with Canis Maior - Taylor suggests interpreting it as Bo├Âtes
ARTIST/CREATOR
Peruzzi, Baldassare (1481-1536)
DATE
1511
LOCATION
Rome, Villa Farnesina, Sala di Galatea
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
DESCRIPTION
Schlagwort Rom Farnesina
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Acknowledgements
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