Allegories of Good Government : Allegories of Siena (Common Good), Magnanimity, Temperance and Justice

Citation
Allegories of Good Government : Allegories of Siena (Common Good), Magnanimity, Temperance and Justice

Material Information

Title:
Allegories of Good Government : Allegories of Siena (Common Good), Magnanimity, Temperance and Justice
Alternate title:
Allegories of Good and Bad Government and the effects of good and bad government
Creator:
Lorenzetti, Ambrogio, 1285-ca. 1348 ( Artist : painter )
Palazzo Pubblico, Hall of Peace
Language:
English

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Siena, Italy
Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy
Style: Byzantine Style
Period: Gothic
Movement: Byzantine
Frescoes; murals;
frescoes (paintings) -- ( aat )
frescoes (paintings) -- ( aat )
Genre:
picture ( marcgt )

Notes

Summary:
When Lorenzetti painted his Allegory of Good Government, Siena's oligarchic administration was about to be overthrown by a popular revolt, so perhaps his image of a responsible realm governed according to the rules of Justice and Concord is a little exaggerated.
General Note:
Beginning Date: 1338.
General Note:
Completion Date: 1339.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
A01-KIF0730 ( USFLDC DOI )
a1.kif0730 ( USFLDC Handle )

Postcard Information

Format:
Photograph

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