Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
MantuaPalazzo d'ArcoSala dello ZodiacoMurals showing the zodiacal signs and grisailles beneath
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
Myths Venus and Amor, flying from Typhon, turned into fish (Hyginus)
Sea deities and animals
Groups of Sea deities and monsters Friezes
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac PiscesSingle figureFish attached mouth-to-mouth
Constellations Zodiac PiscesRelated MythsVenus and Amor, fleeing from Typhon, are turned into fish (Hyginus, II, 30)
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 IndividualDecember
PORTRAITS
Rulers
Ancient Roman emperors CyclesMantua, Palazzo d'Arco, Sala della Zodiaco (Falconetto)
Ancient Roman emperors Caracalla (209-217)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Falconetto, Giovanni Maria (1468-1535)
DATE
1510 - 1520
LOCATION
Mantua, Palazzo d'Arco, Sala dello Zodiaco
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
12
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
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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