Weeping and captive caryatids: Remorse and Penance, Artus Quellinus (I), c. 1650

Weeping and captive caryatids: Remorse and Penance, Artus Quellinus (I), c. 1650

terracotta (clay material), h 85cm More details

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 (with bound hands).

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