European Painting before 1900, Johnson Collection
Virgin and ChildMade in Italy, Europe
Altobello Melone, Italian (active Cremona), documented 1516 - 1518
Oil on panel
Cat. 232John G. Johnson Collection, 1917
LabelAltobello Melone from Cremona, in the Lombardy region of northern Italy, is known for his merging of Venetian and German painting styles. Because of their geographic proximity, artists in Lombardy often took note of developments in both of these artistic centers.
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