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

No. 41 The Seven Virtues: Fortitude

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

Fortitude {Fortitude} is positioned as a woman in armor against the dark marble and behind her raised shield. She raises her weapon forcefully, prepared for attack, in order to defend virtue.

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