Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
MantuaPalazzo d'ArcoSala dello ZodiacoMurals showing the zodiacal signs and grisailles beneath
GODS & MYTHS
Orion
Myths Death of Orion
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac ScorpioSingle figureAs scorpion (with claws, legs and a tail)
Constellations Zodiac ScorpioRelated MythsDeath of Orion (Hyginus, II, 26)
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)
Geography
Topography Countries A-ZItalyRavennaSan Vitale
PORTRAITS
Rulers
Ancient Roman emperors CyclesMantua, Palazzo d'Arco, Sala della Zodiaco (Falconetto)
Ancient Roman emperors Marcus Aurelius (161-180)
Ancient Roman emperors Lucius Verus (161-169, co-emperor)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Falconetto, Giovanni Maria (1468-1535)
DATE
1510 - 1520
LOCATION
Mantua, Palazzo d'Arco, Sala dello Zodiaco
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
8
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
Contact
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