Virgin and Child

Domenico di Bartolo (Domenico di Bartolo Ghezzi), Italian (active Siena and Perugia), first documented 1420, last documented 1444-45

Geography:
Made in Italy, Europe

Date:
1437

Medium:
Tempera and tooled gold on panel

Dimensions:
24 3/8 x 17 1/4 inches (61.9 x 43.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting before 1900, Johnson Collection

Object Location:

* Gallery 212, European Art 1100-1500, second floor

Accession Number:
Cat. 102

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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Label:
The trellis of red and white roses recalls a passage from the twelfth-century writer Saint Bernard of Clairvaux: "Mary was . . . a white rose for chastity and a red rose for charity."


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