MANTEGNA, Andrea Madonna with Sleeping Child 1465-70

MANTEGNA, Andrea Madonna with Sleeping Child 1465-70


Perhaps my favorite madonna. Mantegna is very definitive about his contours, but also very sure. The baby is so real...

Tempera on canvas, 43 x 32 cm
Staatliche Museen, Berlin

Photo at Wikimedia Commons
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