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Chiesa di San Stae. Gruppo scultoreo su timpano spezzato

Chiesa di San Stae. Gruppo scultoreo su timpano spezzato

Jan Van Der Straet (1523-1605) An Allegory Of Temperance, Justice And Liberality (543 x 404 mm)

Jan Van Der Straet (1523-1605) An Allegory Of Temperance, Justice And Liberality (543 x 404 mm)

Alegoría de la templanza. Anónimo. Allegory of Temperance Anonymous

Alegoría de la templanza. Anónimo. Allegory of Temperance Anonymous

Theodoor Rombouts (2 July 1597 – 14 September 1637) -Allegory of temperance

Theodoor Rombouts (2 July 1597 – 14 September 1637) -Allegory of temperance

Allegory of Temperance by Luca Giordano   The National Gallery, London Date painted: early 1680s Oil on canvas, 97 x 101.3 cm Collection: The National Gallery, London Where to see this pai

Allegory of Temperance by Luca Giordano The National Gallery, London Date painted: early 1680s Oil on canvas, 97 x 101.3 cm Collection: The National Gallery, London Where to see this pai

Temperance. Medallion with female allegory of Temperance, holding rein in her right hand and pouring wine from a jar in her right into a plate, from which a small child is drinking next to plate with grapes, with landscape in the background and text and coat of arms below; after Angelica Kauffman. 1777. Coloured(?) stipple and engraving.

Temperance. Medallion with female allegory of Temperance, holding rein in her right hand and pouring wine from a jar in her right into a plate, from which a small child is drinking next to plate with grapes, with landscape in the background and text and coat of arms below; after Angelica Kauffman. 1777. Coloured(?) stipple and engraving.

Temperance is almost invariably depicted as a person pouring liquid from one receptacle into another. Historically, this was a standard symbol of the virtue temperance, one of the cardinal virtues, representing the dilution of wine with water. In many decks, the person is a winged angel, usually female or androgynous, and stands with one foot on water and one foot on land.

Temperance is almost invariably depicted as a person pouring liquid from one receptacle into another. Historically, this was a standard symbol of the virtue temperance, one of the cardinal virtues, representing the dilution of wine with water. In many decks, the person is a winged angel, usually female or androgynous, and stands with one foot on water and one foot on land.

Tabula Cebetis. English? Anglo-Flemish? mid-16C. Sold Sotheby's 11/7/1983 and 13/11/1991 as "Allegory of Temperance and Excess". It was Sheila O'Connell who identified it, and compared it to the extraordinary 9-sheet "Image of the lyfe of man that was painted in a table by Apelles" in the BM as pubd by Warren c.1656 but the original impression of which was issued by Giles Godet in London a century earlier. -- details from the print precede this -- in the irritating way this site works

Tabula Cebetis. English? Anglo-Flemish? mid-16C. Sold Sotheby's 11/7/1983 and 13/11/1991 as "Allegory of Temperance and Excess". It was Sheila O'Connell who identified it, and compared it to the extraordinary 9-sheet "Image of the lyfe of man that was painted in a table by Apelles" in the BM as pubd by Warren c.1656 but the original impression of which was issued by Giles Godet in London a century earlier. -- details from the print precede this -- in the irritating way this site works

GERMAN - EARLY 18TH CENTURY ALABASTER ALLEGORICAL MEDALLION IN HIGHT RELIEF OF SAPIENZIA ; IN RICHLY DECORATED GILTWOOD FRAME

GERMAN - EARLY 18TH CENTURY ALABASTER ALLEGORICAL MEDALLION IN HIGHT RELIEF OF SAPIENZIA ; IN RICHLY DECORATED GILTWOOD FRAME

The Tarot of Mister Punch:  With this card I used another New Year's allegory...

The Tarot of Mister Punch: With this card I used another New Year's allegory...

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