GIOTTO di Bondone
(b. 1267, Vespignano, d. 1337, Firenze)

No. 53 The Seven Vices: Foolishness

1306
Fresco, 120 x 55 cm
Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

Giotto characterizes the vice of Stupiditas particularly through the body forms: Foolishness stands in her niche, plump and ungainly. In addition, her fools cap and costume indicate her mental state.




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