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Enthroned Madonna with Child and Saints

Paris Bordonearound 1530

Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

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  • Title: Enthroned Madonna with Child and Saints
  • Creator: Paris Bordone
  • Date Created: around 1530
  • Physical Dimensions: w179.0 x h296.0 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • External Link: Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
  • Medium: Oil on poplar wood
  • Style: Italian
  • Copyright Text: // Photo: © http://www.bpk-images.de, b p k - Photo Agency / Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Volker-H. Schneider
  • Collection: Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
  • Artist information: Paris Bordone is known as an Italian Renaissance painter of the Venetian school. He was a pupil of Titian and created popular portraits of feature great complexity. In 1525-1526 he painted an altarpiece for the church in Crema, entitled Madonna with St. Christopher and St George. He also created several important mural paintings in various Italian cities, before being invited to France in 1538 by Francis I. Once there, he painted the king and leading figures of the nobility. His idealized female subjects are characterized by elegance and delicacy. 'Venus and Mars with Cupid' (1559-1560) is one of his best known artworks.
  • Artist Place of Death: Venice, Italy
  • Artist Place of Birth: Treviso, Italy
  • Artist Gender: male
  • Artist Dates: 1500/1570-01-19

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