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The artists’ abuse of the age
In this section of the dialogue, the participants address various cases of abuse in the representation of saints. The central focus is on the incorrect representation of age.
ConflictBeard Capriccio Clothes anachronism/Errors/Adornment Ignorance/Negligence of the artist Not corresponding to Scriptures Untruthfulness/Not probable/Not corresponding to history
SubjectInaccuracy of the artists ; Mary Magdalene ; Mary of Alpheus ; Mary of Cleophas ; Other Marys ; Posture of the figures ; St. Benedict ; St. Bernard ; St. Dominic ; St. Francis ; St. Jerome ; St. John the Baptist ; St. John the Evangelist ; St. Joseph ; St. Peter ; St. Romauld