Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
MantaCastello della MantaSala delle Grottesche
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Teaching (Doctrina)
Emblems
Cycles (outside books)Wall and Ceiling PaintingsManta, Castello della Manta, Sala delle Grottesche (1563, Virtues etc.)
Emblems, imprese and devices - catalogue
Human Figure (entire)MoorReceiving Baptism
Religious objects or symbolsBaptismBaptising a moor
Further details
Emblem for Doctrina, lemma: Spiritus at niveo (reading suggested by Debernardi). Emblems based on Valerio Saluzzo della Manta, Il Libro delle Formali Caccie, second half of the 16th century (17th-century copy Turin, Archivio di Stato, MS Ja.VIII.1)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Northern Italian
DATE
1563 1563 or later
LOCATION
Manta, Castello della Manta
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
C. Robotti, Il Libro delle formali caccie e la 'sala delle grottesche' del palazzo di Michele Antonio, in Le arti alla Manta. Il castello e l'antica parrocchiale, ed. G. Carità, Torino 1992, p. 227-241; L. Debernardi, Lo specchio della famiglia. I Saluzzo della Manta e la loro dimora (in 2016 in preparation)
Acknowledgements
Photos kindly given by Dott. Lea Debernardi
Contact
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