Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles PtolemyVariationsMilan, Museo d'Arte Antica (Camera di Griselda, from Roccabianca, 1458-1464)
Constellations Zodiac VirgoSingle figureWithout attributes
Constellations Southern hemisphereArgo (Navis)As a sailing shipWhole ship → Sail unfurled
Constellations Southern hemisphereHydraSingle figure
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercurySeated
Further details
from top: Navis, Hydra (called Draco, but Lippincott, p. 47, suggests that because of its place next to Navis it has to be Hydra), Mercury (twice), Virgo
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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