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Effects of Good Government on the City Life (detail)

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Material Information

Title:
Effects of Good Government on the City Life (detail)
Alternate title:
Allegories of Good and Bad Government and the effects of good and bad government
Physical Description:
Photograph
Language:
English
Creator:
Lorenzetti, Ambrogio, 1285-ca. 1348 ( Artist : painter )
Palazzo Pubblico

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Siena, Italy
Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy
Style: Byzantine Style
Frescoes
Genre:
Painting
Painting
picture   ( marcgt )

Notes

Summary:
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.).
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:
usfldc doi - A01-KIF0738
usfldc handle - a1.kif0738
System ID:
SFS0034062:00001

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Right det: buildings, city wall, activities: shepherd, wool-bearing donkeys, weavers