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Lorenzetti, Ambrogio, 1285-ca. 1348.
e Artist : painter.
Effects of Good Government on the City Life (detail).
Allegories of Good and Bad Government and the effects of good and bad government
b The size of the room is 2.96 x 7.70 x 14.40 m.
Beginning Date: 1338.
Completion Date: 1339.
The Effect of the Good Goverment is situated on the longer wall of the room. This panoramic fresco represents several scenes indicating the life of Siena and its environment in the 14th century. This detail shows the centre of the city. In the middle the dancing young women probably represent the nine Muses. There are several genre like scenes in the picture (shops, chatting men, riders, working men on the roof etc.).
Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy.
Style: Byzantine Style.
t Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)
Right det: buildings, city wall, activities: shepherd, wool-bearing donkeys, weavers