Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles PtolemyVariationsMilan, Museo d'Arte Antica (Camera di Griselda, from Roccabianca, 1458-1464)
Constellations Zodiac CancerSingle figureResembling a lobster
Constellations Zodiac LeoSingle figure
Constellations Zodiac VirgoSingle figureWithout attributes
Constellations Southern hemisphereArgo (Navis)As a sailing shipWhole ship → Sail unfurled
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualJupiterSeated → without eagle or hawk, miscellaneous
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercurySeated
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSolDomicile (Leo)
Planets Not represented as planetary deitiesIndividualSol
Further details
At the left Cancer, Jupiter and Leo, in the centre Sol in Leo, at the right Argo, Mercury and 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
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk