This is a complex allegory of Egyptian origin, identified with the Moon and Hecate (to which the symbol with the head of a horse, a man and a dog refers). Photo: Simone Lampredi


  • Title: Hecate (the Moon)
  • Date Created: 1543/1545
  • painter: Francesco Salviati
  • Theme: historical subject
  • Physical Dimensions: w125 x h250 cm (Complete)
  • Period: Mannerism
  • Original title: Hecate (Luna)
  • Type: fresco painting
  • Rights: Comune di Firenze, Comune di Firenze

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