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MantuaPalazzo TeCamera dei Venti
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Southern hemisphereAraInfluence of Ara
Decans and paranatellontaCyclesMantua, Palazzo Te, Camera dei Venti (Giulio Romano, 1527-1528)
Decans and paranatellontaParanatellonta, by zodiac sign and decan ScorpioMiscellaneous
RITUAL
Sacrifice
Animals Bull
Further details
Ara, in the first degree of Scorpio, produces priests (Firmicus, Mathesis, VIII, 13, 1)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Giulio Romano (Giulio Pippi) (c1499-1546)
DATE
1527 - 1528
LOCATION
Mantua, Palazzo Te, Camera dei venti
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
10
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ernst Gombrich, The Sala dei Venti in the Palazzo del Te, in: Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institute 13 (1950), pp. 189-201, p. 192f.
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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