Giotto, Justice c.1305, Arena Chapel, Padua

Giotto, Justice c.1305, Arena Chapel, Padua


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Giotto Arena Chapel Justice 1305

The Seven Virtues: JusticeThe figures of Justice and Injustice are larger than those of the other Virtues and Vices, and occupy a central position on the dado. Both are represented as rulers – justice wears a royal crown, and Injustice appears as a tyrant; their role as symbols of good and bad government respectively is indicated in the small reliefs on their thrones. Justice is shown as the personification of prosperity, while the tyrant Injustice occupies a crumbling turreted throne.

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