Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
FerraraPalazzo SchifanoiaSalone dei MesiJune (Cancer, Mercury)Overall views
FerraraPalazzo SchifanoiaSalone dei MesiJune (Cancer, Mercury)Bottom section
GODS & MYTHS
Mercury
AttributesEagle
AttributesWolf
AttributesMonkey
Various activitiesRiding in a chariot
Io
Io, Argus and Mercury Dead Argus with the cows
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CancerSingle figureResembling a lobster
Decans and paranatellontaDecans CancerFirst Decan
Decans and paranatellontaDecans CancerSecond Decan
Decans and paranatellontaDecans CancerThird Decan
Decans and paranatellontaDecans CancerCycles
Decans and paranatellontaDecans CyclesFerrara, Palazzo Schifanoia
Time
Months Occupations of the months CyclesFerrara, Palazzo Schifanoia, Salone dei Mesi
Months Occupations of the months IndividualJune
Months Mythological representations of the months CyclesFerrara, Palazzo Schifanoia, Salone dei Mesi
Months Mythological representations of the months Individual monthsJune
Geography
Topography Countries A-ZItalyPo (River)
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsMonkeyMiscellaneous
AnimalsWolf Miscellaneous
BirdsEagle Miscellaneous
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
ItalyEsteBorso, duke of Ferrara (1413-1471)
SOCIAL LIFE
Hunting
Hunting by quarryBirds (general)With falconsPeople going out to or returning from hunting with falcons
Music
Musical instrumentsWind WoodShawm
News, communication, travelling
Travel by shipBoat
Markets and trade
Merchants
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Cossa, Francesco del (c1435-c1477) or Tura, Cosimo (Cosme) (c1430-1495)
DATE
1466 - 1470
LOCATION
Ferrara, Palazzo Schifanoia, Salone dei Mesi
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
6
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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