Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
MantuaPalazzo d'ArcoSala dello ZodiacoMurals showing the zodiacal signs and grisailles beneath
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Myths Loves DejaniraDejanira and the centaur Eurytion
Muses
With other figuresCrotus
Pegasus
Myths
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac SagittariusSingle figureAs a centaur → With fluttering cloak
Constellations Zodiac SagittariusSingle figureAs a centaur → With additional arrow
Constellations Zodiac SagittariusRelated MythsCrotus, companion of the Muses (Hyginus, II, 27)
Constellations Zodiac CyclesMultiple imagesZodiac only - in calendars or linked to the Months → Mantua, Palazzo d'Arco (Giovanni Maria Falconetto, 1510-1520)
PORTRAITS
Rulers
Ancient Roman emperors Antoninus Pius (138-161)
Ancient Roman emperors CyclesMantua, Palazzo d'Arco, Sala della Zodiaco (Falconetto)
Ancient Roman emperors Didius Iulianus (193)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Falconetto, Giovanni Maria (1468-1535)
DATE
1510 - 1520
LOCATION
Mantua, Palazzo d'Arco, Sala dello Zodiaco
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
9
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 (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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