Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Mars
Single figureSeated
Saturn
Allegoriesof Time and Mortality
HISTORY
Ancient
Tuccia
LITERATURE
HomerOdyssey Book IX: Ulysses recounts his adventures (Cicones, Lotophages, Polyphemus)vv. 287-294 (also Ovid, Metamorphoses, XIV, 205-212): Polyphemus devours two comrades of Ulysses
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Ages of Man
Old age
Virtues and Vices
Virtues Monastic Chastity
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Peace (Pax)
Resurrection (Resurrectio)
Further details
Many of the captions in the margins are incomprehensible. At the top Pax, at the bottom Mars, at the right probably Resurrectio, Senectus and Tempus. The central figure on the right is probably the chaste Vestal virgin Tuccia carrying water in a sieve.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Brussels
DATE
2nd half 16th century
LOCATION
Stockholm, Husgerådskammaren (inv. 10)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
John Böttiger, Svenska Statens Samling af Väfda Tapeter, vol. 3, Stockholm 1898, p. 22, Suite Lit. F, no. I, pl. IV; Heinrich Göbel, Wandteppiche, Leipzig 1923, I, 2, pl. 406
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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