Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
MantuaPalazzo DucaleCamera del Zodiaco
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Single figure Portraits in the guise of Hercules
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CyclesMultiple imagesZodiac only - not in calendars or linked to the Months → Mantua, Palazzo Ducale, Camera dello Zodiaco (Leonbruno, 1521-1523, horoscope of Federico Gonzaga)
Planets Represented as planetary deities CyclesCycles of sevenMultiple images - Frescoes → Mantua, Palazzo Ducale, Camera dello Zodiaco (Leonbruno, 1521-1523, horoscope of Federico Gonzaga)
HoroscopesSpecificGonzaga, Federico II (1500 May 16 or 17)
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernItalyMantuaGonzaga, Federico II (1500-1540, r.1519-1540)
Types of portrait
As mythological figuresMale
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Leonbruno, Lorenzo (1489-c1537)
DATE
1521 - 1523
LOCATION
Mantua, Palazzo Ducale
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Kristen Lippincott and Rodolfo Signorini, The Camera dello Zodiaco of Federico II Gonzaga, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 54 (1991), pp. 244-247)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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