Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
MantuaPalazzo DucaleSala di Troia
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
With other figuresJupiter
Myths Venus in the Historia TroianaMiscellaneous
Jupiter
With other figuresVenusAlone
Historia Troiana
Cycles Mantua, Palazzo Ducale, Sala di Troia
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerIliad Book V: Diomedes attacks Aeneas, Venus and Marsvv. 418-430: The wounded Venus is ridiculed by Juno and Minerva and admonished by Jupiter
Further details
Fainted Venus in the arms of Jupiter. Part of the ceiling
ARTIST/CREATOR
Giulio Romano (Giulio Pippi) (c1499-1546)
DATE
1536 - 1540
LOCATION
Mantua, Palazzo Ducale, Sala di Troia
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Heinrich Bodmer Bequest
DESCRIPTION
Alinari n. 18689
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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