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Astronomy: the moon goddess (Diana), in her chariot drawn by a pair of women. Engraving by C. Lasinio, 1695, after Raphael, 1516.

  • Raphael, 1483-1520.
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[Rome] : Apud Nicolaum [Nicola de Antoni]

Physical description

1 print : engraving

Lettering

Luna. Tu Dea tu praesens nostro succurre labori, Astrorum decus et nemorum Latonia custos. Aeneid. lib. 9. Raphael Urbinas pinxit ; Carlo Lasinio inc.

References note

G.B. Pezzini, S. Massari, S.P. Valenti Rodinò, Raphael invenit, Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 1985, pp. 128, 556

Lettering note

The quotation is from Virgil, Aeneid IX: 404-405

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 46387i

Reproduction note

After: a roundel in the ceiling painting (based on drawings by Raphael) of the Sala Borgia in the Vatican

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  • Latin


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