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Re: Plato and Virtue(s)

So I think that tree with human features is not Daphne......but Mendacium (Falsehood has taken root in the garden) ~Lorredan Lorredan, don't you think that the words on the banner make this unlikely? Although they could be said to be ambiguous depending on whose words they are. The other figures se...

Re: Plato and Virtue(s)

The line of the spear plays an important part in composition too, guiding the eye up to the Virtues on their cloud and emphasizing the triangular arrangement of all the figures. Ross wrote: I think Diana is the one dressed in blue. She has a quiver full of arrows too. I don't know who her companion ...

Re: Plato and Virtue(s)

Here's a better image. http://mini-site.louvre.fr/mantegna/images/section8/zoom/08_06.jpg ... If you look at where the spear is pointing, and where Pallas is looking, it is pointing right at the wee fella's willy - ... So my interpretation would be that the spear was broken in the first thrust agai...

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