The Virgin and Child with the young Saint John the Baptist, Workshop of Benedetto da Maiano



A stucco relief of the Virgin and Child with the young Saint John the Baptist  , after the model by Benedetto da Maiano ( 1442 – 1497) circa 1485 – 1490, from his workshop or a 16th century Florentine  follower,  with some old restorations to breakages and  the polychromy partly replaced.
In a later frame .

Provenance:

Purchased from Veneziani Antiquario, Rome in  1926. 

Dimensions

  • Height 76 cm ( 30 ‘’ ) x width 54 cm ( 21 ¼ ‘’ ) with frame
  • Height 68 cm ( 26 ¾ ‘’ ) x width 47 cm ( 18 ½ ‘’ ) without frame 

 

Similar examples at the Museo del Bargello and Museo Bardini, Florence, at the Museo Civico, Prato and at theMuseo dell’Opera del Duomo in  Perugia .”
 







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