Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles PtolemyVariationsMilan, Museo d'Arte Antica (Camera di Griselda, from Roccabianca, 1458-1464)
Constellations Zodiac GeminiSingle figureAs male and female
Constellations Zodiac CancerSingle figureResembling a lobster
Constellations Zodiac LeoSingle figure
Constellations Southern hemisphereCetusAs a fish
Constellations Southern hemisphereEridanusAs a meandering river
Constellations Southern hemisphereLepus
Constellations Southern hemisphereOrionSingle figure
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualJupiterSeated → without eagle or hawk, miscellaneous
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryStanding or walking → Miscellaneous
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualAdditional planets in Non-Western astrologyRahu or Caput Draconis (ascending lunar node, in Indian and Islamic astrology)
Planets Not represented as planetary deitiesIndividualSol
Planets Not represented as planetary deitiesIndividualLunaMiscellaneous
Further details
large left field, from top: Lepus, Eridanus, Mercury, Caput Draconis, Gemini; large right field: Orion, Cetus, Jupiter, Sol, Cancer, Leo; small fields: Luna, Cancer
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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