LICINIO, Bernardino
(b. ca. 1489, Poscante, d. ca. 1565, Venezia)

Allegory of Love (detail)

c. 1520
Oil on canvas
Private collection

The prominent way in which roses are displayed on the ledge in the foreground and in the woman's belt clearly allude to the sweetness but transience of love.

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