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Madonna and Child

Artist/Maker: Ambrogio Bergognone (Italy, ca. 1460-1523)

Date: ca. 1520s
Medium: tempera on wood
Sight: 16 1/4 x 11 7/8 in. (41.3 x 30.2 cm)
Framed: 21 1/2 x 18 1/8 in. (54.6 x 46 cm)
Classification: Art Works
Credit Line: Gift of The Samuel H. Kress Foundation
Object number: 61.021.000
DescriptionThis private devotional image was attributed by William E. Suida to Bergognone on the basis of the vignettes in the background and figural types (are these common themes/styles in Bergognone works). When exhibited in 1958, the painting was assigned to an anonymous, late fifteenth-century Lombard master. The awkward handling of the anatomy, drapery folds, and goldwork suggested to Fern R. Shapley the work of a provincial follower of Bergognone.
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