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Madonna and Child with a Choir of Cherubs

Ambito di Perugino

Brera has two strengths in Renaissance painting – Lombardy and the Veneto. By contrast, the Florentine and Tuscan Renaissance is less well represented as when Brera was founded Napoleon’s forces could not confiscate works from Tuscany, but had to limit themselves to the territory they controlled – Lombardy, Veneto and Marche. Together with the other paintings in this room, which are largely fragments, this work gives a sense of the transition to the Renaissance.

Download hi-res image TITLE Madonna and Child with a Choir of Cherubs
AUTHOR Ambito di Perugino
DATE 1475
OBJECT TYPE AND MATERIAL Tempera on panel
TECNICA OPERA tempera su tavola
DIMENSIONS cm 46 x 36
INVENTORY 758
ROOM V
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