Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
MantuaPalazzo d'ArcoSala dello ZodiacoMurals showing the zodiacal signs and grisailles beneath
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Myths Labours Nemean lionHercules strangling the lion
Diana
Single figure Diana of Ephesus Statue and reproductions
Centaurs
Centaur families Miscellaneous
LITERATURE
Modern
Colonna, FrancescoHypnerotomachia Poliphili Miscellaneous
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac LeoSingle figure
Constellations Zodiac LeoRelated MythsHercules and the Nemean Lion (Hyginus, II, 24, 1)
Constellations Zodiac LeoRelated MythsJupiter placing Leo in the firmament (Hyginus II, 24, 1)
Constellations Zodiac LeoRelated MythsDiana of Ephesus
Constellations Zodiac CyclesMultiple imagesZodiac only - in calendars or linked to the Months → Mantua, Palazzo d'Arco (Giovanni Maria Falconetto, 1510-1520)
Time
Months Occupations of the months CyclesMantua, Palazzo d'Arco (Giovanni Maria Falconetto, 1510-1520, not all images include months)
Months Occupations of the months IndividualJuly
Geography
Topography Countries A-ZItalyRomeArches → Arch of Janus Quadrifrons
PORTRAITS
Rulers
Ancient Roman emperors CyclesMantua, Palazzo d'Arco, Sala della Zodiaco (Falconetto)
Ancient Roman emperors Vespasian (69-79)
Ancient Roman emperors Vitellius (69)
Further details
de Tervarent regards this figure as a copy after the Vatican Loggie and thus dates this fresco to 1518-1519; he suggests that she is depicted here because she is often accompanied by lions, parts of the grisaille at the bottom after the Hypnerotomachia
ARTIST/CREATOR
Falconetto, Giovanni Maria (1468-1535)
DATE
1510 - 1520
LOCATION
Mantua, Palazzo d'Arco, Sala dello Zodiaco
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
5
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Guy de Tervarent, Les fresques zodiacales du palais d'Arco à Mantoue, Bulletin de la Classe de Beaux-Arts, Brussels 45 (1963), pp. 244-265
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RELATIONS
Census database (main section)
Census database (lower part)
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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