Nemesis og Jupiter CC0
Bertel Thorvaldsen
: Bertel (Albert, Alberto) Thorvaldsen
: 19.11.1770
: 24.03.1844
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Nemesis and Jupiter, 1810

Marble. 80,5 cm diameter
Inventory number: A324

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Nemesis is the goddess who punishes mankind’s pride and arrogance. Here, she is seen reading a list of the guilty. One of her feet is resting on the wheel of fortune. The eagle on the left is the symbol of Jupiter, the ruler of Olympus.