I stumbled about an old thread yesterday.Phaeded wrote:
Another precedent of Prudence-with-world, ironically from Ferrara, and indicating the whole world:
viewtopic.php?f=23&t=390&p=5263&hilit=w ... tail#p5263
One doesn't recognize much at Borso's picture ...
http://www.rosscaldwell.com/images/triu ... detail.jpg
which is a detail of this cassone, a chest, from 1452 (please excuse the crease, my book was screaming for mercy):
http://www.rosscaldwell.com/images/triu ... assone.jpg
For Borso, I only have this b/w image - I have seen it in color, but I forget where now:
http://www.rosscaldwell.com/images/triu ... riumph.jpg
The lady in the blue frame looks like Temperantia ... as it are 4 women, one might suspect, these are the 4 cardinal virtues. The woman in the red frame seems to have the same tool as in your picture ("Prudence-with-world, ironically from Ferrara").