Lot 50Louis-Jean-Francois Lagrenee
Peace Paying Homage to Justice
Oil on canvas
36 3/8 x 28 3/4 inches (92.5 x 73 cm)
This painting and the one preceding it were probably once part of a series of illustrations of the Cardinal Virtues of Prudence, Justice, Temperance and Fortitude. This would have illustrated Justice, here shown enthrowned as a judge, with a set of scales.
Sold for $13,750
Glue relined. Generally in very good condition. Some abrasion around the edges; some strengthening of contours and shadows. Some scattered touches elsewhere.
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