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Neroccio di Bartolomeo de’ Landi was both a painter and sculptor. He was a student of Vecchietta, and then he shared a workshop with Francesco di Giorgio from 1468. Neroccio is considered by many to be a Madonna painter par excellence. His aristocratic images were much appreciated in his time, and he is perhaps among Siena’s last great painters of the 1500s.

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  • Title: Virgin and Child with a Goldfinch
  • Creator: Neroccio de' Landi (Italian, 1447-1500)
  • Date Created: c. 1490
  • Physical Dimensions: Framed: 65 x 45 x 7.5 cm (25 9/16 x 17 11/16 x 2 15/16 in.); Unframed: 38.8 x 30.5 cm (15 1/4 x 12 in.)
  • Provenance: Duke of Roxburghe, Floors Castle (1965, London sale 1979); (Agnews, London)
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: CC0
  • External Link: https://clevelandart.org/art/1980.101
  • Medium: tempera on wood
  • Department: Medieval Art
  • Culture: Italy, Siena, 15th century
  • Credit Line: Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund
  • Collection: MED - Medieval Art
  • Accession Number: 1980.101

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