Jan Gossaert

Madonna and Child

830 achterzijde
830 ingelijst
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830 voorzijde

Jan Gossaert
Madonna and Child

1520 Expuesto en Sala 6

Jan Gossaert was one of the first artists to introduce the Italian Renaissance style to the Northern Netherlands. This style is characterised by the classical forms of the Virgin’s face and the convincing modelling of the shapes of the body and drapery. This painting focuses on the tender care of a mother for her child. They are playing peek-a-boo with her veil.

For the Virgin’s blue cloak and dress, Gossaert used ultramarine, a costly pigment made of ground semi-precious stones.

Detalles técnicos
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Jan Gossaert
Madonna and Child

1520 Expuesto en Sala 6

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Información general
Jan Gossaert (Maubeuge c. 1478 - 1533/1536 Middelburg)
Madonna and Child
1520
painting
830
Sala 6
Material y detalles técnicos
oil
panel
19.3 x 25.4 cm

Origen

Probably William Fuller Maitland, Stansted, Essex, 1868-1876; Carl von Hollitscher, Berlin, after 1912; Camillo Castiglioni, Vienna, 1925; Jacques Goudstikker Gallery, Amsterdam, 1925-1939; purchased, 1939