Allegory of Chastity
 (also known as A Maiden's Dream)
Lorenzo Lotto - circa 1505
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In this enigmatic nocturne the flying figure may be Plutus, God of wealth, who, according to a classical legend, showered golden flowers on the sleeping nymph Rhodos. Lotto, in this youthful work, combines the formal design of Giovanni Bellini with Giorgione's pastoral mysticism.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Art - Washington DC  (United States - Washington)
Dates: circa 1505
Artist age:Approximately 25 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 42.9 cm (16.89 in.), Width: 33.7 cm (13.27 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on panel
Entered by: Member laure9 on 10 January 2009.
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