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.

  • 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).

  • Read this allegorical passage by the newly re-elected House majority leader, then answer the questions below.

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

  • Campbell held that the ancient mythologies and religions are allegorical and that there was no real distinction between gods and goddesses, who were given sexual identity when in human form only to make them more meaningful.


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