Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
MantuaPalazzo d'ArcoSala dello ZodiacoFrieze at the top of the wall
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
WorshipSacrifice to Venus
Nymphs
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesFlorence, Galleria degli Uffizi, inv. 153 (Nymph 'alla spina')
Further details
According to Capodieci and Ilari, this could be a sacrifice of a pig to Venus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Falconetto, Angelo (1507-1567)
DATE
1510 - 1520
LOCATION
Mantua, Palazzo d'Arco, Sala dello Zodiaco
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Luisa Capodieci and Cristina Ilari, I segreti del tempo. Prime considerazioni sullo Zodiaco di palazzo d'Arco a Mantova, Storia dell'arte 87 (1996), pp. 141-167
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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