Allegory of Fortune. Detail: Feet of Fortune.
16th c Italian Renaissance Painting
Dosso DOSSI (aka Giovanni Francesco di Niccolò di Luteri)
(Tramuschio (Mirandola), c. 1486 - c. 1542, Ferrara)
Los Angeles. J. Paul Getty Trust Museum.
Fortune sits on a bubble because her favors are often fleeting. Her single shoe symbolizes her ability to bring not only fortune but also misfortune.
DOSSI Dosso | Allegory of Fortune. Detail: Feet of Fortune. | c. 1530 | Italian | Renaissance
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