Example sentences for: allegorical

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  • In the Sala della Pace (Hall of Peace, council chamber of the Nine Patricians), the full force of Siena’s civic pride strikes home in the impressive allegorical frescoes (1337–1339) by another local master, Ambrogio Lorenzetti.

  • Spencer's work--figurative, regional, allegorical, religious, and just plain weird--fits uneasily into the isms of 20 th -century art.

  • Also, no New Yorker correspondent would include details of clothing unless it were to make some larger, allegorical point about the subject.

  • Michelangelo’s greatest work here is reserved for two minor members of the family, Lorenzo’s grandson, Lorenzo the Duke of Urbino, portrayed as a pensive Roman soldier above two allegorical figures of Dawn (female) and Dusk (male), and his son, Giuliano the Duke of Nemours, more warrior-like above figures of Night (female) and Day (male).

  • Look out for Veronese’s Rape of Europa and Tintoretto’s Bacchus and Ariadne and Vulcan’s Forge in the Anticollegio; a masterly allegorical series by Veronese glorifying Venice in the Sala del Collegio, where foreign ambassadors were received; and weapons and suits of armor in the Armory (Sala d’Armi).


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