Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Vatican City
Palazzo ApostolicoAppartamento BorgiaSala dei Pontefici
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Northern hemisphereUrsa MaiorSingle figure
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSaturnDomicile (Capricorn and Aquarius)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesCyclesVatican City, Palazzo Apostolico, Appartemento Borgia (1520-1521)
ADDITIONAL SUBJECT KEYWORDS
According to Quinlan-McGrath, both Ursa maior and Saturn are early 19th-century replacements after damage done in the Napoleonic wars, by mistake the positions of both were exchanged)
Further details
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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