Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
PaduaPalazzo della Ragione Salone - South Wall
HISTORY
Ancient
Cleopatra Death of Cleopatra Cleopatra alone
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Northern hemisphereHerculesFighting the serpent of the Hesperides
Constellations Zodiac AriesSingle figureWithout a ring around its body
Constellations Zodiac CyclesMultiple imagesZodiac and planets → Padua, Palazzo della Ragione (c.1420-1425)
Time
Months Occupations of the months CyclesPadua, Palazzo della Ragione (c.1420-1425)
Months Occupations of the months IndividualMarch
Months Personifications of the Months CyclesPadua, Palazzo della Ragione (c.1420-1425)
Months Personifications of the Months March
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Encyclopaedic cycles
Padua, Palazzo della Ragione, Salone (c1420-1425) North Wall
SOCIAL LIFE
Hunting
Hunting by quarryBirds (general)With falconsPeople holding falcons
Warfare
Soldiers InfantryPikemen and halberdiers
Soldiers Infantrywith Sword and shield
Markets and trade
Fish pedlar
Further details
In the second column personification of March, beneath a fishmonger; the figure at the top right is identified as Courtesan in the literature, but the serpent could be an allusio to Cleopatra
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paduan
DATE
1420 - 1425 reconstruction after a fire of 1420, later heavily restored
LOCATION
Padua, Palazzo della Ragione
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
2-5
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Antonio Barzon, I Cieli e la loro Influenza, Padova 1924, nos. 2-5
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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