Ambrosiana

The Adoration of the Magi Andrea Schiavone (1510-1563)

The Adoration of the Magi

Andrea Schiavone (1510-1563)

  • TITLE

    : The Adoration of the Magi
  • AUTHOR

    : Andrea Schiavone (1510-1563)
  • DATE

    : c. 1547
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 185 × 222 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 17th century Lombard painting,Mannerism
  • ROOM

    : 1

Andrea Schiavone (schiavone means “Slav”, indicating the painter’s origins) was a leading exponent of Mannerism in Veneto, and this Adoration of the Magi is an excellent example of Mannerist painting, which appears in the repeated presence of the figura serpentinata – figures in a spiral pose. The work dates from about the mid-fifteenth century and is striking for its dynamism and for the style which recalls that of Parmigianino, from whom Schiavone took inspiration.

YOU MAY BE ALSO BE INTERESTED:

  • TITLE

    The Adoration of the Magi
  • AUTHOR

    Andrea Schiavone (1510-1563)
  • DATE

    c. 1547
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    185 × 222 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    17th century Lombard painting,Mannerism
  • ROOM

    1

WHAT’S ON

LIBRARY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Biblioteca

LIBRARY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Due to the health emergency, the Library is closed from January 18, 2021 until further notice.

19/01/2021
NEWS
PINACOTECA CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Pinacoteca

PINACOTECA CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

In compliance with the latest government provisions, the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana remains closed to the public until further notice.

18/01/2021
NEWS