Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Muses
With other figuresMinerva
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
Topography Topographical personifications CitiesItalyBologna
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernByzantium Theodosius II, the younger (408-450)
Clerics
PopesCoelestin I (422-433)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZCoelestin I
SOCIAL LIFE
Education
UniversitiesBologna
Further details
Allegory on the foundation of the University of Bologna, connected to an engraving by Oliviero Gatti; according to the interpretation of the Royal Collection Digital Catalogue (as of 2013) the woman in Armour is not Minerva but a personification of Bologna
ARTIST/CREATOR
Carracci, Ludovico (1555-1619) (circle)
DATE
late 16th century - 1st quarter 17th century
LOCATION
Windsor, Royal Library (inv. RL 3618)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Otto Kurz, Bolognese drawings of the XVII & XVIII centuries : in the collection of Her Majesty the Queen at Windsor Castle, Bologna 1988, no. 704
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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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