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Madonna and Child

Frei Carlos1520 - 1530

Museo del Greco

Museo del Greco

From its official acceptance from the Council of Ephesus in 431, the representation of the Virgin "mother of God" will become one of the main and more represented subjects in Christian iconography. Mary is often depicted, as here, young and generally serving as the throne of the child that is in her lap. However, he quickly developed a whole range of iconographic types that satisfy the various forms of piety.

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  • Title: Madonna and Child
  • Date Created: 1520 - 1530
  • Painter: Attributed to Frei Carlos
  • Original Tittle: Virgen con el Niño
  • Type: Painting

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