A copy, probably seventeenth-century, of Correggio's Madonna of the Basket in the National Gallery London, omitting the buildings and the figure of Salnt Joseph in the background.
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Title: Madonna and Child
Date: 17th century?
Physical Dimensions: w251 x h318 cm
Work Nationality: Italian
Provenance: London, Sir Francis Bourgeois, 1811; Bourgeois Bequest, 1811.
Further Information: Louis IV declared Charles Le Brun to be ‘the greatest French artist of all time.’ He was highly influenced by Poussin, with whom he worked with in Rome, and excelled at history and battle scenes.