Madonna and Child with Saint Bernardino and Other Saints

size(cm): 45x30
Sale price£119 GBP


The painting "The Madonna and Child with Saint Bernardino and other Saints" by Moretto da Brescia 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.

Moretto da Brescia's artistic style is unique and is characterized by his ability to create a sense of depth and realism in his works. In this painting, the composition is impressive, with the Virgin and Child in the center, surrounded by Saint Bernardino and other saints. The position of the characters and the way they are arranged in the painting create a sense of balance and harmony.

Color is another prominent aspect of this artwork. The soft, warm skin tones of the characters contrast with the darker, richer colors of the clothing and background. The light that illuminates the scene is soft and diffused, creating an atmosphere of serenity and peace.

The history of painting is fascinating. It was commissioned by the Martinengo family in the 16th century and is located in the church of San Francesco in Brescia, Italy. The painting has undergone restoration and conservation over the years, which has allowed it to remain in excellent condition.

There are little-known aspects of this work of art that make it even more interesting. For example, it is believed that the figure of Saint Bernardino was added to the painting later, as his style is different from the rest of the characters. Furthermore, it has been speculated that the figure of the Virgin was modeled after the artist's wife.

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