Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Minerva
AllegoriesWisdom, Prudence or Learning
Saturn
MythsSaturn and his children Devouring a child (not being castrated)
With other figuresMinerva
Allegoriesof Destruction
Janus
Single figure Heads and busts Miscellaneous
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
Topography Topographical personifications CitiesItalyFlorence
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
Italy FamiliesMedici
Further details
The frame was already in use in 1558. Minerva with the inscription: Deo homines proximos facit; Saturn with the inscription: Profert in apricum et destruit omnia
ARTIST/CREATOR
Vico, Enea (1523-1567)
DATE
1560
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Vico, EneaEx Libris XXIII Commentariorum in vetera imperatorum Romanorum Numismata Aeneae Vici Liber Primus, Venice, 1560, frontispiece
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (XV.343.231)
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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