Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Vatican City
Palazzo ApostolicoAppartamento BorgiaSala dei Pontefici
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac TaurusWith planetsVenus (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac LibraWith planetsVenus (domicile)
Constellations Southern hemisphereArgo (Navis)As a galleyWhole ship
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesVenusDomicile (Taurus and Libra)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesCyclesVatican City, Palazzo Apostolico, Appartemento Borgia (1520-1521)
Further details
According to Quinlan-McGrath, both Venus and Argo are early 19th-century replacements after damage done in the Napoleonic wars, by mistake the positions of both were exchanged
ARTIST/CREATOR
Perino del Vaga (Piero Buonaccorsi) (1501-1547) and Giovanni da Udine (1487-1564)
DATE
1520 - 1521
LOCATION
Vatican City, Palazzo Apostolico, Appartamento Borgia
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Mary Quinlan-McGrath, The Sala dei Pontefici Vault: Raphael's School and Napoleon's Troops, Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome 49 (2004), pp. 171-194
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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