Virgin and Child

Altobello Melone, Italian (active Cremona), documented 1516 - 1518

Made in Italy, Europe

c. 1525

Oil on panel

19 7/8 x 15 1/2 inches (50.5 x 39.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 208, European Art 1100-1500, second floor

Accession Number:
Cat. 232

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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Altobello 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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