GIULIO ROMANO
(b. ca. 1499, Roma, d. 1546, Mantova)

View of the Sala di Psiche (north wall)

1526-28
Fresco
Sala di Psiche, Palazzo del Tè, Mantua

On the north wall the scene Bacchus and Ariadne can be seen in the centre, above the window. On the left Venus and Mars Bathing, on the right Mars Chasing Adonis from Venus's Pavilion are depicted, while in the three lunettes Psyche's Second Task, Psyche's First Task, and Punishment of Psyche are represented.




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