Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
FerraraPalazzo SchifanoiaSalone dei MesiCopiesHistorical Postcards
FerraraPalazzo SchifanoiaSalone dei MesiSeptember (Libra, Vulcan)Top section
FerraraPalazzo SchifanoiaSalone dei MesiSeptember (Libra, Vulcan)Central section
GODS & MYTHS
Mars
With Venus The rising of the sun
Vulcan
The forge of Vulcan Forging the arms of Achilles or Aeneas
Various activitiesRiding in a chariot
HISTORY
Ancient
Romulus and Remus, and Rhea Silvia With the wolf, or with a river-god
LITERATURE
Vergil Aeneid Book VIII: Vision of the river god Tiber, journey to king Evander of Pallantium, Venus brings Aeneas new armsvv. 626-728: Description of the shield
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac LibraSingle figurePair of scales
Decans and paranatellontaDecans LibraFirst Decan
Decans and paranatellontaDecans LibraSecond Decan
Decans and paranatellontaDecans LibraThird Decan
Decans and paranatellontaDecans LibraCycles
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsMonkeyMiscellaneous
Further details
After the paintings in the Palazzo Schifanoia, Ferrara
ARTIST/CREATOR
Cossa, Francesco del (c1435-c1477) (after)
DATE
2nd half 19th century
LOCATION
n/a
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
9
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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