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The Madonna and Child with Saint Peter and Saint Jerome Cesare Magni (1511-1534)

The Madonna and Child with Saint Peter and Saint Jerome

Cesare Magni (1511-1534)

  • TITLE

    : The Madonna and Child with Saint Peter and Saint Jerome
  • AUTHOR

    : Cesare Magni (1511-1534)
  • DATE

    : 1530
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Tempera and oil on panel
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 145 × 110 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 16th century Lombard painting
  • ROOM

    : 3

Elements of Leonardo combine in this lovely panel with classical forms inspired by Raphael. The Madonna is shown holding the Child in the company of Saint Peter and Saint Jerome. The former is identified by the keys in his right hand (“And I will give to thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven”, Jesus said to him, as we read in the Gospel of Matthew, 1:19), while the latter is shown dressed as a cardinal, in a very ancient and frequent iconographic form.

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  • TITLE

    The Madonna and Child with Saint Peter and Saint Jerome
  • AUTHOR

    Cesare Magni (1511-1534)
  • DATE

    1530
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Tempera and oil on panel
  • DIMENSIONS

    145 × 110 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    16th century Lombard painting
  • ROOM

    3

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