Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
Census of Antique Art known to the Renaissance Known prototypesStatuesRome, Villa Borghese (Venus or the nymph Amymone, or other Sea Goddess)
Single figure With attributesDolphinVenus or the nymph Amymone or other Sea Goddess
Amymone
Single Figure
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsFish, shellfish, and other marine creaturesDolphin
Further details
according to Everett Fahy Fra Bartolomeo copied fol. 54v of the Codex Escurialensis and also used this MS in figures of the Rimini altarpiece
ARTIST/CREATOR
Fra Bartolomeo (Baccio della Porta) (1472-1517)
DATE
1st quarter 16th century
LOCATION
Windsor, Royal Library (inv. RL 12780 )
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Arthur E. Popham, The Italian drawings of the XV and XVI centuries in the collection of His Majesty the King at Windsor Castle, London 1937, no. 118r
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RELATIONS
Royal Collection
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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