Venetia, Lady Digby

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Artist: Anthony van Dyck
Artwork: Venetia, Lady Digby
Description: The painting shows Venetia Stanley, Lady Digby, as a personification of Prudentia, the Roman goddess of wisdom and foresight. She is depicted with a snake, a traditional symbol of wisdom, coiled around her arm, and a putto crowning her with a laurel wreath. In the background, a satyr and a sleeping child represent the passions that must be overcome in order to achieve wisdom.
Url: Portrait Gallery/Venetia_Lady_Digby_by_Sir_Anthony_Van_Dyck.avif

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