Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
RomeVilla FarnesinaSala di GalateaLunettes (Mythological Scenes)
RomeVilla FarnesinaSala di GalateaCeiling (Constellations)
GODS & MYTHS
River gods
Census of ancient art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesParis, Musée du Louvre, Tiber (inv. MA 593)
Cycles
Sebastiano del Piombo (Rome, Villa Farnesina, 1511, Myths related to air and birds)
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles MuralsRome, Farnesina, Sala di Galatea (Baldassare Peruzzi, 1511)Several scenes together
Constellations Northern hemisphereCygnusAs a swan
Constellations Southern hemisphereEridanusAs a man with a cornucopia
Further details
This image is both interpreted as Eridanus and as Cygnus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Peruzzi, Baldassare (1481-1536)
DATE
1511
LOCATION
Rome, Villa Farnesina, Sala di Galatea
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: Ruth Rubinstein
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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