8 Depictions of the Madonna and Child

During the Italian Renaissance, there were few subjects as pervasive as the Madonna and Child. Indeed, nearly every great artist of the day interpretated the theme, putting their imprimatur on the timeless subject. Eight works form a single private collection show the many approaches taken by artists in different parts of Italy, from the Veneto to Rome. Click ahead to see the varied interpretations of a favoured Renaissance subject.

Master Paintings
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