This contribution aims to consider the proximity of Giorgione’s famous painting The Three Philosophers with the images of two autograph codices in the treatise devoted to the reform of the Gregorian calendar, The Orthopasca, written by Pellegrino Prisciani between 1508 and 1513. The main goal of the article is not to propose a ‘new interpretation’ of the masterpiece, but to highlight the role played by astrological debate in those years. It purposes to provide a deeper understanding of Giorgione cultural environment strictly connected with Cardinal Domenico Grimani and his entourage.

Tre astrologi e la luna

VESCOVO
2022

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This contribution aims to consider the proximity of Giorgione’s famous painting The Three Philosophers with the images of two autograph codices in the treatise devoted to the reform of the Gregorian calendar, The Orthopasca, written by Pellegrino Prisciani between 1508 and 1513. The main goal of the article is not to propose a ‘new interpretation’ of the masterpiece, but to highlight the role played by astrological debate in those years. It purposes to provide a deeper understanding of Giorgione cultural environment strictly connected with Cardinal Domenico Grimani and his entourage.
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