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The enthroned man on the right side of the middle band represents the city of Siena and embodies the Good Government. Around his head the four letters C S C V (Commune Saenorum Civitatis Virginis) explain his identity. At his feet the two plating children are the sons of Remus, Ascius snd Senius, the founders of Siena according to the Roman legends. On both sides of Siena the virtues of Good Government are represented by six crowned, stately female figures: Peace, Fortitude and Prudence on the left, Magnanimity, Temperance and Justice on the right. On the far left of the fresco the figure of Justice is repated as she is balancing the scales held by Wisdom.
Siena, Italy, Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy, Style: Byzantine Style, Period: Gothic, Movement: Byzantine, Frescoes; murals, frescoes (paintings) --, frescoes (paintings) --
Style: Byzantine Style; Period: Gothic; Movement: Byzantine; Frescoes; murals; frescoes (paintings) --; frescoes (paintings) --
Siena, Italy; Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy
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Art and Art History (Saskia)
Unknown, "Allegory of Good Government Allegories of Good and Bad Government and the effects of good and bad government" (2022). Art and Art History Collection (Saskia). 1578.