RUSCONI, Camillo
(b. 1658, Milano, d. 1728, Roma)

Fortitude

1685-86
Stucco
Ludovisi Chapel, Sant'Ignazio, Rome

Rusconi represented Fortitude as female - most abstract qualities are of the feminine gender in Latin. His Fortitude is a rather conventional Minerva-like figure in armour.




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