Madonna and Child with Saints Francis and Sebastian

size(cm): 50x45
Sale price£150 GBP


The painting "The Virgin and Child with Saints Francis and Sebastian" by Carlo Crivelli is an Italian Renaissance masterpiece that has captivated art lovers for centuries. This work of art is one of the artist's most outstanding, and is considered one of the most important of the time.

Crivelli's artistic style is unique, characterized by his attention to detail and his ability to create intricate textures and patterns. In this painting, we can see how the artist has used the gilding technique to create a light effect on the image. The details of the characters' clothing, as well as the details of the objects around them, are impressive and show the artist's ability to create a realistic and detailed image.

The composition of the painting is also impressive. The Virgin and Child are in the center of the image, surrounded by Saints Francis and Sebastian. The position of the characters and objects in the image creates a sense of balance and harmony. Additionally, the use of perspective and depth of field in the image creates a sense of depth and three-dimensionality.

Color is another prominent aspect of this painting. The bright and vibrant colors used by Crivelli create a feeling of joy and happiness in the image. The golden and silver tones used in the clothing of the characters and in the objects that surround them, create an effect of luminosity and shine that is impressive.

The history of the painting is also interesting. It was created in the 15th century and was commissioned by the Sforza family of Milan. The painting was originally placed in the church of San Francesco in Matelica, Italy, where it remained for centuries. Today the painting is in the National Gallery in London, where it is one of the highlights of the collection.

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