Enthroned Virgin and Child, with Saints John the Evangelist, Catherine of Alexandria, and Anthony Abbot, and a Saint Reading a Book
Defendente Ferrari, Italian (active Piedmont), dated works 1510 - 1535
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While the balanced composition and the architecture of this work reflect refinements of Italian High Renaissance art, the figures of the Virgin and child are based on a painting by Netherlandish artist Rogier van der Weyden (1399/1400–1464).
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