Tag: allegory

The Four Rivers of Paradise (c.1615)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Four Rivers of Paradise c.1615 Oil on canvas, 208 × 283 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Compare: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Fontana dei Fiumi 1651 Piazza Navona, Roma    

Allegoria della Calunnia (1496-1497)

Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Allegoria della Calunnia (Calumny of Apelles) c.1496–1497 Tempera on panel, 62 x 91 cm Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Detail: Nude Truth and Remorse dressed as an old woman. Detail: King Midas.