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

No. 42 The Seven Virtues: Temperance

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

Temperance (Temperantia) is a female figure who stands very casually in her niche. She very calmly wraps a ribbon around the hilt of a sword.

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