VERONESE, Paolo
(b. 1528, Verona, d. 1588, Venezia)

Venetia between Justitia and Pax

1575-77
Oil on canvas, 250 x 180 cm
Palazzo Ducale, Venice

This painting is on the ceiling of the Sala del Collegio in the Doge's Palace.

Flanked by the allegories of gentleness, fidelity, vigilance and prosperity, this ceiling painting presents the personifications of Justitia and Pax before the throne of Venetia. Again, this is a political allegory symbolizing the just and peaceful rule of the Republic of Venice.




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