thegetty : So many visual clues, yet no precise meaning.

thegetty:

So many visual clues, yet no precise meaning.

A mysterious woman in green might be a goddess, but Dossi painted over her in favor of more lush landscape. She was revealed during a restoration in the 1800s. 

Other painted over clues include a suit of armor and sword hanging from the tree, a cello held by the clothed woman, and a downward gaze for the older woman.

Mythological Scene, about 1524, Dosso Dossi. J. Paul Getty Museum.

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