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Virtù cardinali

The Cardinal Virtues

Agnolo Gaddi
1383-86

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Description

On the façade of the Loggia, below the parapet, are trefoils with allegorical figures of the four cardinal virtues by Agnolo Gaddi. Their blue enamelled background is the work of Leonardo, a monk, while the golden stars were painted by Lorenzo de' Bicci.

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Prudenza / Prudence

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Giustizia / Justice

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Temperanza / Temperance

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Fortezza / Fortitude

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Locatie (N 43°46'9" - E 11°15'19")

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