Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
RomeVilla FarnesinaSala di GalateaLunettes (Mythological Scenes)
RomeVilla FarnesinaSala di GalateaCeiling (Constellations)
GODS & MYTHS
Mercury
With other figuresMars
Diana
With other figuresErigone
Bacchus
Myths Bacchus and Ariadne Bacchus and Ariadne togetherAlone
Mars
With other figuresMercury
Erigone
with other figuresDiana
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 hemisphereCoronaRelated MythsCrown of Ariadne
Constellations Zodiac VirgoRelated MythsErigone (Hyginus II, 25, 2)
Constellations Zodiac LibraSingle figurePair of scales
Constellations Zodiac ScorpioSingle figureAs scorpion (with claws, legs and a tail)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualLunaLuna as a woman - not in a chariot → Holding a bow, arrows or a spear
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMarsStanding
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryStanding or walking → Miscellaneous
Planets Represented as planetary deities CyclesCycles of sevenMultiple images - Paintings → Rome, Farnesina, Sala di Galatea (Peruzzi, 1511, placed with zodiacal signs)
Further details
Mercury in Scorpio, Mars in Libra
ARTIST/CREATOR
Peruzzi, Baldassare (1481-1536) Vault by Peruzzi, lunettes by del Piombo
DATE
1511
LOCATION
Rome, Villa Farnesina, Sala di Galatea
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
DESCRIPTION
Schlagwort Rom Farnesina, MS note: Merkur u. Mars in Skorpion u. Wage (sic)
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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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