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Madonna and Child with two donors (Madonna of the teeth)

Museo Davia Bargellini

Strada Maggiore, 44 Bologna (BO)
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Date of last update: 09/05/2018, 15:25

The painting, one of the artist’s masterpieces, exemplifies both the elegant and popular figurative culture, where references to transalpine Gothic and a vein of immediate expressiveness enriched with “naturalistic” notes are combined,as can be seen in the depiction of the commissioner and in the Child’s loving gesture.

Madonna con Gesù bambino e due donatori

Vitale da Bologna (doc. between 1330 and 1359)
oil on panel, 1345