VERONESE, Paolo
(b. 1528, Verona, d. 1588, Venezia)

Ceiling decoration

1560-61
Fresco
Villa Barbaro, Maser

On the ceiling of the Stanza dell'Amore Coniugale (Room of Conjugal Love) is a scene that gives the room its name: Hymen between Juno and Venus with a Betrothed Couple. In the upper zone of the walls are other allegorical figures tied to the subject of matrimony.




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