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Blessed Osanna Andreasi's House, Season Hall

Mantova Museo Urbano Diffuso

Mantova Museo Urbano Diffuso

In this frescoed section on the east wall of the room we see grotesques painted with swift strokes: angles with last judgement trumpets, a satyr holding a banner, the god Saturn intent on adjusting a clock, and a reference to autumn: two men fabricating two large barrels that will be soon filled with wine. Run down houses, city landscapes, fantastic animals, even two small smiling moons, a waning moon and a waxing moon. Imagination is given free rein, we could say, in a mix of colour and plaster.

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  • Title: Blessed Osanna Andreasi's House, Season Hall

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