Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
RomeVilla FarnesinaSala di GalateaCeiling (Constellations)
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
With Amor With other figuresSaturn
Saturn
Single figure Head not veiled, without wings, with scythe or sickle
With other figuresVenus
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles MuralsRome, Farnesina, Sala di Galatea (Baldassare Peruzzi, 1511)Single scenes
Constellations Zodiac PiscesSingle figureFish attached mouth-to-mouth
Constellations Zodiac PiscesRelated MythsVenus and Amor, fleeing from Typhon, are turned into fish (Hyginus, II, 30)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnStanding → Not eating children, holding a sickle or a scythe, not on crutches
Planets Represented as planetary deities CyclesCycles of sevenMultiple images - Paintings → Rome, Farnesina, Sala di Galatea (Peruzzi, 1511, placed with zodiacal signs)
Further details
Saturn in Pisces
ARTIST/CREATOR
Peruzzi, Baldassare (1481-1536)
DATE
1511
LOCATION
Rome, Villa Farnesina, Sala di Galatea
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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