Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
RomePalazzo Rucellai-RuspoliGalleriaNorth Side
GODS & MYTHS
Saturn
Single figure Head not veiled, without wings, with scythe or sickle
Cycles
Zucchi, Jacopo, Rome, Palazzo Ruspoi (Rucellai), 1586-1590
HISTORY
Ancient
Romulus and Remus, and Rhea Silvia With the wolf, or with a river-god
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Northern hemisphereSerpens
Constellations Zodiac LibraWith planetsSaturn (exaltation)
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac AquariusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac CyclesMultiple imagesZodiac and planets → Rome, Palazzo Rucellai-Ruspoli (Jacopo Zucchi, c1586-1590)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSaturnDomicile (Capricorn and Aquarius)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSaturnExaltatio (Libra)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesCyclesRome, Palazzo Rucellai Ruspoli, Saloni (Jacopo Zucchi, 1586-1590)
Geography
Topography Countries A-ZItalyRomeTemples → Temple of Janus
PORTRAITS
Rulers
Ancient Legendary rulers of Italy Kings of RomeNuma Pompilius
Further details
At the top Saturn seated above Aquarius and Capricorn, above Libra. Beneath Saturn Serpens, lower down in the centre the Lupa and at the right Numa Pompilius holding the Temple of Janus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Zucchi, Jacopo (born c1540, died 1589 or 1590)
DATE
circa 1586 - 1590
LOCATION
Rome, Palazzo Ruspoli (Rucellai)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
7
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Fritz Saxl, Antike Götter in der Spätrenaissance, Leipzig, Berlin 1927; Jean Seznec, La survivance des dieux antiques, London 1940, p. 263, fig. 106
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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