Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)

Pallas and the Centaur (detail)

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Saskia, Ltd., Cultural Documentation

Abstract

According to Humanist symbolism: wisdom (Pallas) overcomes instinct (the centaur), concluding the conceptual definition of Humanitas present in the other two allegories. A Roman sarcophagus inspired the face of the centaur.

Keywords

Florence, Italy, Florence, Italy, Style: Italian Early Renaissance, School: Early Renaissance, Movement: Renaissance, Florentine, Painting;, Painting

Subject: topical

Style: Italian Early Renaissance; School: Early Renaissance; Movement: Renaissance; Florentine; Painting;

Subject: geographic

Florence, Italy; Florence, Italy

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Genre

Painting; picture

Holding Location

University of South Florida USF

Collection

Art and Art History (Saskia)

Identifier

A01-LIF0264

Pallas and the Centaur (detail)

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