Weeping and captive caryatids: Remorse and Penance

Terracotta (clay material) | 85cm | c. 1650

Artus Quellinus (I)

Between the reliefs in the Vierschaar (Tribunal), or court of justice, in the Amsterdam Town Hall, Quellinus placed four female caryatids – weight-bearing sculpted figures – personifying Remorse (with their hands covering their face) and Penance (wit...
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