Trionfo della Castità e Amore sconfitto (c.1509)

Signorelli, Luca (c.1445-1523)

Trionfo della Castità e Amore sconfitto (Triumph of Chastity: Love Disarmed and Bound)
c.1509
Fresco, detached and mounted on canvas, 125.7 x 133.4 cm
National GalleryLondon

This fresco was part of a series of eight which decorated the walls of the palace belonging to Pandolfo Petrucci, the ruler of Siena. He commissioned the frescoes to celebrate the marriage of his son to Pope Pius III’s niece. Two others survive in the National Gallery’s collection.

Frescoes from Palazzo del Magnifico, Siena:

Pinturicchio (c.1454-1513)
Putto con ghirlande
c.1509
Metropolitan Museum of ArtNew York

 

 

Pinturicchio (c.1454-1513)
Ritorno di Ulisse
c.1509
National GalleryLondon

 

 

Signorelli, Luca (c.1445-1523)
Coriolano convinto dalla sua famiglia
c.1509
National GalleryLondon

 

 

See also:

Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374) | Laura de Noves (1310-1348)