Capponi Arms as Globe with Sun, Moon and Stars
1630 ca.. 407 x 315 mm.
Etching by Johann Friedrich Greuter after Antonio Circignani. Thesis print: The symbolic Capponi arms between the female allegories of Rome and Florence. Depiction of a globe with sun, moon and stars on orbits, in the middle of female personifications of the city of Rome with Romulus and Remus with the she-wolf as well as Florence with a lion by her side, the paw on a globe with the coat of arms of Florence (Florentine lily). The globe is split in a [...]