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The Fortune by Jacopo Ligozzi

Video in Italian | A small painting at the Uffizi depicts a young girl off balance, the goddess Fortuna, with her foot resting on a sphere and a glass amphora in her hand on the point of breaking at any moment.

An extraordinary work by Jacopo Ligozzi (1547-1627) that displays a rich iconographic cluster associated with the flightiest of the goddesses, Fortune, with all her hints at the transience of life and the passing of time.
One of the most captivating and recently inaugurated rooms on the first floor of the Gallery displays small-sized paintings capable of evoking the ambiance of the Renaissance study rooms.

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