Christ Enthroned with Four Adoring Angels

size(cm): 70x30
Sale price£169 GBP


The painting Christ Enthroned with Four Adoring Angels by Giovanni Da Milano is a masterpiece of Italian Gothic art from the 14th century. The composition of the painting is impressive, with Christ seated on a throne surrounded by four adoring angels, each with a unique and expressive posture that reflects his devotion.

Da Milano's technique is exceptional, and can be appreciated in the delicacy of the details, such as the wings of the angels and the clothing of Christ and the angels. Color is another prominent aspect of the work, with a palette of soft and warm tones that create an atmosphere of peace and serenity.

The history of the painting is fascinating, as it is believed to have been created for the church of Santa Croce in Florence, and later transferred to the church of San Giovanni in Valdarno. Currently, the work is in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, where it continues to be one of the most valued and admired pieces by visitors.

A little-known aspect of the work is that, despite its beauty and technical perfection, Da Milano was not a well-known artist in his time. However, his legacy has lived on thanks to works like Christ Enthroned with Four Adoring Angels, which demonstrate his skill and talent in creating works of art that remain relevant and admired centuries after their creation.

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