(b. ca. 1430, Ferrara, d. 1495, Ferrara)
Allegory of August: Triumph of Ceres1476-84
Fresco, 500 x 320 cm
Palazzo Schifanoia, Ferrara
The upper scene depicts the triumphal car of Ceres and agricultural scenes. In the centre the astrological symbol Virgo. Below, Duke Borso receives dignitaries, and setting out on a hunt.