Giovanni Di Ser Giovanni Scheggia . Scenes From The Story Of Susanna / Storia Di ...
Stockphoto ID: 2990395
File name: 153475.jpg
Format: digital, 4000+ pixels longest side
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Description: Giovanni di ser Giovanni Scheggia . Scenes from the Story of Susanna / Storia di Susanna . tempera on panel . 1450 . From Florence , Palazzo Davanzati Museum . The scene takes place in a city environment featuring mansions , towers , loggias and more 15 century buildings . To the far left a beautiful young Susanna splendidly dressed meets a group of elegant youths in fashionable dress who admire her . Two women look on from a balcony and two children play with a dog . In the centre is a vaulted loggia with a ceiling of gold stars against a light blue / azure background and elderly men administer justice but after seeing the girl they follow her into the garden where Susanna enters a door in an octagonal tower . To the right the chaste girl , naked in the fountain , tries to shield herself from the gaze of the elderly men .