The allegory of Good and Bad Government, (1338-1339), Ambrogio Lorenzeti.

The artwork is divided into four sections:

  1. The Allegory of Bad Government, represented by an evil man with horns dressed in black (like the Devil) who is surrounded by allegorical figures representing Cruelty, Discord, War, Fraud, Anger and Tyranny.
  2. The Effects of Bad Government on Town and Country in which the lands are uncultivated and the people are suffering from violence and thefts
  3. The Allegory of Good Government, represented by an old, wise monarch who sits on a throne and is surrounded by allegorical figures like Justice, Temperance, Prudence, Strength, Peace, as well as the theological virtues of Charity, Faith and Hope
  4. The Effects of Good Government on Town and Country in which the city of Siena is depicted as rich, prosperous, serene and tranquil.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jk3wNadYA7k

Saturday Jun 28 12:28am
Madonna in the Church / The Virgin in the Church, (1438-40), Jan Van Eyck. 31 cm x 14 cm / 12.25 x 5.5 in

Madonna in the Church / The Virgin in the Church, (1438-40), Jan Van Eyck. 31 cm x 14 cm / 12.25 x 5.5 in

Saturday Jun 28 12:00am

The Ghent Altarpiece / The adoration of the Mystic Lamb / The Lamb of God,(1432), Hubert and Jan Van Eyck. 350 cm x 223 cm / 11 ft x 15 ft

High  resolution macrophotography, infrared reflectography and X-radiography: http://closertovaneyck.kikirpa.be/

Friday Jun 27 11:47pm
Broadway Boogie Woogie (1942-1943) by Piet Mondrian

Broadway Boogie Woogie (1942-1943) by Piet Mondrian

Thursday May 1 05:46pm
Blue Poles: Number 11 (1952) by Jackson Pollock

Blue Poles: Number 11 (1952) by Jackson Pollock

Thursday May 1 05:24pm
The Boating Party (1893-1894) by Mary Cassatt

The Boating Party (1893-1894) by Mary Cassatt

Thursday May 1 05:06pm
Laocoön (1610-1614) by El Greco (Doménikos Theotokópoulos)

Laocoön (1610-1614) by El Greco (Doménikos Theotokópoulos)

Saturday Apr 26 09:59pm

Series: Le Quattro Stagioni (Primavera, Estate, Autunno, Inverno) (1563-1573) by Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Saturday Apr 26 09:38pm
Ram’s head white hollyhock and little hills (1935) by Georgia O’Keeffe

Ram’s head white hollyhock and little hills (1935) by Georgia O’Keeffe

Saturday Apr 26 08:56pm
Lucifer (1890) by Franz Von Stuck

Lucifer (1890) by Franz Von Stuck

Saturday Apr 26 08:28pm
Las Meninas (1957) by Pablo Ruíz Picasso

Las Meninas (1957) by Pablo Ruíz Picasso

Saturday Apr 26 08:22pm
Christina’s world (1948) by Andrew Wyeth

Christina’s world (1948) by Andrew Wyeth

Saturday Apr 26 08:13pm

Dinner Party (1974) by Judy Chicago

Saturday Apr 26 08:05pm
The Metamorphosis of Narcissus (1937) by Salvador Dalí

The Metamorphosis of Narcissus (1937) by Salvador Dalí

Saturday Apr 26 07:54pm
Le déjeuner sur l’herbe (1863) by Édouard Manet

Le déjeuner sur l’herbe (1863) by Édouard Manet

Saturday Apr 12 09:10pm
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