Ambrosiana

The Assumption of the Virgin Giovanni Agostino da Lodi (1467-1524 circa)

The Assumption of the Virgin

Giovanni Agostino da Lodi (1467-1524 circa)

  • TITLE

    : The Assumption of the Virgin
  • AUTHOR

    : Giovanni Agostino da Lodi (1467-1524 circa)
  • DATE

    : c. 1510 - 1520
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Tempera on panel
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 195 × 100 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 16th century Lombard painting
  • ROOM

    : 9

This Assumption is a late work by Agostino da Lodi, when the painter was living and working in Milan. The painting was probably the main panel in a polyptych for an altar, of which unfortunately no other elements remain. The pose of the Virgin is curious, and she is shown sitting rather than standing, as was more common in art at the time. It is interesting to note the apostle Thomas, shown standing on Mary’s right, holding a belt: according to one very ancient story, the Virgin returned from heaven to give the incredulous Thomas her own belt as proof of her assumption into heaven.

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  • TITLE

    The Assumption of the Virgin
  • AUTHOR

    Giovanni Agostino da Lodi (1467-1524 circa)
  • DATE

    c. 1510 - 1520
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Tempera on panel
  • DIMENSIONS

    195 × 100 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    16th century Lombard painting
  • ROOM

    9

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