December 26, 2020

An Allegory with Venus and Cupid by Agnolo Bronzino

circa 1542

Boy on the right - Pleasure;

Girl in green behind boy on the right - Deceit;

Old woman rips her hair - Jealousy;

Old man (father) - Time;

Woman in the upper left corner - Truth.

Jealousy and deceit are no less frequent companions of love than pleasure.