Ambrosiana

The Holy Family with Saints Anne and John Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)

The Holy Family with Saints Anne and John

Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)

  • TITLE

    : The Holy Family with Saints Anne and John
  • AUTHOR

    : Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
  • INVENTARIO

    :
  • DATE

    : c. 1520 - 1530
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Tempera and oil on panel
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 118 × 92 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 16th century Lombard painting,Mannerism
  • ROOM

    : 1

This artwork was one of Cardinal Federico’s favourites, and he wanted it to be shown very prominently in the Ambrosiana collection. In his treatise Musaeum published in 1625, a fundamental document for the history of the original collection, Borromeo himself stated that the model for this panel was the cartoon by Leonardo, now in the National Gallery in London, from which Luini possibly made a partial tracing. To the composition made by the Tuscan genius, Luini added the figure of Saint Joseph to the left of the Virgin.

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  • TITLE

    The Holy Family with Saints Anne and John
  • AUTHOR

    Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
  • INVENTARIO

  • DATE

    c. 1520 - 1530
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Tempera and oil on panel
  • DIMENSIONS

    118 × 92 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    16th century Lombard painting,Mannerism
  • ROOM

    1

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