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Allegory of Good Government

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Material Information

Title:
Allegory of Good Government
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 )
Publication Date:

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:
The general idea is resolved into a multitude of anecdotes. We see some peasants tilling the ground; in the distance is a port whence vessels are sailing away. All these various scenes are most entertaining and furnish much information about Sienese life and customs in the Middle Ages.
General Note:
Beginning Date: 1338.
General Note:
Completion Date: 1339.
General Note:
Close det: lord on horse, peasant w pig, peasants in vineyards.

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-KIF0746
usfldc handle - a1.kif0746
System ID:
SFS0034070:00001

Full Text
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Allegories of Good and Bad Government and the effects of good and bad government.
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Fresco.
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Beginning Date: 1338.
Completion Date: 1339.
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The general idea is resolved into a multitude of anecdotes. We see some peasants tilling the ground; in the distance is a port whence vessels are sailing away. All these various scenes are most entertaining and furnish much information about Sienese life and customs in the Middle Ages.
Close det: lord on horse, peasant w pig, peasants in vineyards.
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Siena, Italy.
Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy.
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Style: Byzantine Style.
Period: Gothic.
Movement: Byzantine.
Frescoes; murals
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