Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles PtolemyVariationsMilan, Museo d'Arte Antica (Camera di Griselda, from Roccabianca, 1458-1464)
Constellations Northern hemisphereBootesSingle FigureWith the Arctic Circle
Constellations Northern hemisphereDelphinus
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusSingle figureAs a goat or ibex
Constellations Southern hemisphereCentaurusMiscellaneous
Constellations Southern hemisphereCorvusSingle figure
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnStanding → Not eating children, holding a sickle or a scythe, not on crutches
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualAdditional planets in Non-Western astrologyKetu or Cauda Draconis (descending lunar node, in Indian astrology)
Further details
At the top left Delphinus and Bootes (called 'Vociferans'), in the large field Centaurus, Corvus, Capircornus, Cauda Draconis, Saturn
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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