Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
CaprarolaPalazzo FarneseSala del MappamondoUpper Walls (Zodiacus and Planets)
GODS & MYTHS
Ganymede
Ganymede as cup-bearer Adaptations
Deucalion and Pyrrha
Throwing rocks behind their shoulders
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac AquariusRelated MythsDeucalion in the flood (Hyginus, II, 29)
Constellations Zodiac AquariusRelated MythsGanymede as Jupiter's butler (Hyginus, II, 29)
Constellations Zodiac CyclesMultiple imagesZodiac and planets → Caprarola, Palazzo Farnese, Sala del Mappamondo
Further details
Lippincott suggests that this image conflates Deucalion's flood with Ganymede pouring wine
ARTIST/CREATOR
Vecchi, Giovanni de' (1536-1615) or Raffaellino da Reggio (Raffaello Motta) (1550-1578)
DATE
1574
LOCATION
Caprarola, Villa Farnese (Sala del Mappamondo)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Kristen Lippincott, Two Astrological Ceilings Reconsidered, JWCI 53 (1990), pp. 185-207, pp. 201-205
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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