Giotto’s Virtues and Vices Frescos of the Scrovegni Chapel

 

In follow-up to my last blog post on finding the Virtues and Vices in the tarot, I thought I would post some images of some of the most famous allegorical depictions of the Virtues and Vices as painted by Giotto di Bondone in the Scravegni Chapel in Padua, Veneto, Italy between 1303 and 1306. I have paired each of the Virtues below with their respective antithesis Vice…

 

Fortitude vs. Inconstancy

Fortitudce vs. Inconstancy

 

Justice vs. Injustice

Justice vs. Injustice

 

Temperance vs. Wrath

Temperance vs. Wrath

 

Prudence vs. Foolishness

Prudence vs. Foolishness

 

Faith vs. Infidelity

Faith vs. Infidelity

 

Hope vs. Desperation

Hope vs. Desperation

 

Charity (aka: Love) vs. Greed

Charity vs. Greed

 

 

 

 

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