TURA, Cosmè
(b. ca. 1430, Ferrara, d. 1495, Ferrara)

Allegory of August: Triumph of Ceres

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.