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ARCHITECTURE
Italy
MantuaPalazzo TeCamera dei Venti
GESTURES & EXPRESSION
Diving
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Northern hemisphereDelphinus
Constellations Southern hemisphereArgo (Navis)Influence of Argo
Decans and paranatellontaCyclesMantua, Palazzo Te, Camera dei Venti (Giulio Romano, 1527-1528)
Decans and paranatellontaParanatellonta, by zodiac sign and decan AriesMiscellaneous
Decans and paranatellontaParanatellonta, by zodiac sign and decan CapricornusMiscellaneous
SOCIAL LIFE
Ships
Sailing ships and boatsMiscellaneous
Bathing
Bathers in a river, lake or the sea
Further details
Navis, in the fourth degree of Aries, produces sailors (Firmicus, Mathesis, VIII, 6, 1), and Delphinus, in the eighth degree of Capricornus, produces swimmers and (in presence of Saturn) divers (Firmicus, Mathesis, VIII, 15, 2)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Giulio Romano (Giulio Pippi) (c1499-1546)
DATE
1527 - 1528
LOCATION
Mantua, Palazzo Te, Camera dei venti
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
1
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ernst Gombrich, The Sala dei Venti in the Palazzo del Te, in: Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institute 13 (1950), pp. 189-201, pp. 190, 194
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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