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Object type



Relief: Amazonomachy

Title Type

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Bm 7. 97.1 and 98.2 are catalogued together being part of the same relief.
Was Fa 2 no. 5

Other number

Fa 3 no.5


Content (description)

97.1: on left a soldier supports a fainting Amazon who has fallen to her knees but still holds up her shield on her left arm. An Amazon holding a spear (remains of) rides her horse to right, leaping over the body of a dead Amazon.
98.2: on left a fight takes place over the body of a dead soldier between an Amazon who stands on right with her foot on the body, raising her club above her head, and a nude soldier on left, armed with a spear and shield. Far left a soldier wearing a tunic raises his hand in lamentation over the body. An Amazon rides up from right. On right a nude soldier stands over another body, by the side of which a horse also lies dead, and defends himself as an Amazon rides at him. Far right a figure rides to right in the background.

Content (object)


Content (note)

Palazzo de' Signori della Valle


width (actual size): 780mm
height (actual size): 500mm


Calderi Palazzo della Valle no. 5 written in ink on the back of the drawing

Inscription description

P. Della Valle N.o 5 written in pencil on the front of the drawing lower left

Materials & techniques note

black lead pencil on paper



Calderi, Carlo (Artist)



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