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

No. 40 The Seven Virtues: Prudence

Fresco, 120 x 60 cm
Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

Prudence {Prudentia) sits at a broad writing desk. A quill in her hand, she gazes into a mirror, which symbolizes knowledge.

© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.