Hall of the horses

Giulio Romano1524

Palazzo Te

Palazzo Te
Mantova, Italy

In the Hall of Horses there are also real windows which disturb the overall rhythm of the composition, but also show Giulio Romano's ability in taking advantage of obstacles to create a perfect mix of artifice and reality. The decoration on the walls is completed by large statues of divinities which probably allude to Federico and his lover Isabella Boschetti. Under the magnificent ceiling there is a slot with vegetal motifs and cherubs playing around grotesque masks.


  • Title: Hall of the horses
  • Creator: Giulio Romano
  • Date: 1524
  • Type: Part of the Palace

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