Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)

Allegories of Good Government : Allegories of Siena (Common Good), Magnanimity, Temperance and Justice Allegories of Good and Bad Government and the effects of good and bad government

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Saskia, Ltd., Cultural Documentation

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Siena, Italy, Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy, Style: Byzantine Style, Period: Gothic, Movement: Byzantine, Frescoes; murals;, frescoes (paintings) --, frescoes (paintings) --

Subject: topical

Style: Byzantine Style; Period: Gothic; Movement: Byzantine; Frescoes; murals;; frescoes (paintings) --; frescoes (paintings) --

Subject: geographic

Siena, Italy; Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy

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StillImage

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Pictures

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Collection

Art and Art History (Saskia)

Identifier

A01-KIF0730

Allegories of Good Government : Allegories of Siena (Common Good), Magnanimity, Temperance and Justice Allegories of Good and Bad Government and the effects of good and bad government

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