Museum of Fine Art, Budapest

Collection of the Virgin and Child

This piece has the Virgin and child with the Baptist in this colorful and sensitive piece. John is playing an instrument while the Christ child enjoys the music. The Virgin is giving a pleasing look.
The Virgin and Child, Michiel Sittow, 1470s, From the collection of: Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
The sharing of fruit with the child of christ represents love and compassion between mother and child. Humility is shown in the virgin facial expression and poise.
Virgin and Child, Domenico Rosselli, second half of the 15th century, From the collection of: Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
This is an alter piece the detailing of the child and Virgin represents the same love and compassion for the child of God. It has more detail on the child than the virgin to represent his importance.
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