Allegory of March- Triumph of Minerva (detail 1) 1476-84 Oil Painting - Francesco Del Cossa

Allegory of March- Triumph of Minerva (detail 1) 1476-84

Francesco Del CossaItem # 133643
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Allegory of March- Triumph of Minerva (detail 1) 1476-84", originally brought to life by the talented Francesco Del Cossa. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Francesco Del Cossa and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "Allegory of March: Triumph of Minerva" is a renowned fresco by the Italian Renaissance painter Francesco del Cossa, created between 1476 and 1484. This work is part of a larger series of frescoes that adorned the walls of the Palazzo Schifanoia in Ferrara, Italy, which was then a cultural center under the patronage of the Este family. The frescoes were commissioned to celebrate the power and virtues of Borso d'Este, the Duke of Ferrara, and were designed to correspond with the months of the year and the signs of the zodiac.

    The "Allegory of March" specifically represents the month of March and is associated with the astrological sign Aries. It is divided into three tiers, with the top tier illustrating the triumph of the Roman goddess Minerva, who symbolizes wisdom and the arts. Minerva is depicted riding a chariot pulled by unicorns, embodying the Renaissance belief in the harmony between human intellect and the natural world. The middle tier showcases the labor of the month, which in this case involves the pruning of vines, tying into the agricultural cycle. The bottom tier displays the astrological symbol and the planetary ruler of the month.

    Del Cossa's fresco is celebrated for its vivid use of color, intricate detail, and the incorporation of classical mythology with contemporary life. The "Triumph of Minerva" stands out for its allegorical complexity and the way it reflects the humanist values of the time. The fresco has been praised for its artistic innovation and is considered a masterpiece of the early Renaissance period. Over the centuries, the frescoes at Palazzo Schifanoia have suffered damage, but restoration efforts have preserved much of their original splendor, allowing Francesco del Cossa's work to continue to captivate audiences with its beauty and historical significance.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

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