Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles PtolemyVariationsMilan, Museo d'Arte Antica (Camera di Griselda, from Roccabianca, 1458-1464)
Constellations Zodiac TaurusSingle figureBull whole
Constellations Southern hemisphereCanis Minor (Antecanis)
Constellations Southern hemisphereCanis MaiorConstellation
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualLunaLuna as a woman - not in a chariot → Holding a moon
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMarsStanding
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualVenusStanding or walking → Holding a bow or arrows
Further details
large field, from top: Antecanis, Canis, Mars, Taurus, Luna; in field at right: Venus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Lombard
DATE
1458 - 1464
LOCATION
Milan, Museo d'Arte Antica (Castello Sforzesco) (originally in the Rocca dei Rossi in Roccabianca (Parma))
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Kristen Lippincott, The Astrological Vault of the Camera di Griselda from Roccabianca, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 48 (1985), pp. 43-70
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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