(active 1527-1539 in Mantua)

Zephyr Blowing Psyche over the Sea

c. 1527
Oil on stucco
Sala di Psiche, Palazzo del Tè, Mantua

This octagon, painted from a design by Giulio Romano, shows the wind carrying Psyche, who is loved by Cupid, across the sea symbolized by Neptune.

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