Virgin and Child with the Young Saint John the Baptist

Giampietrino (Giovanni Pedrini?), Italian (active Milan and environs), active c. 1510 - c. 1540

c. 1520

Oil on panel

25 3/4 x 18 7/8 inches (65.4 x 47.9 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
Cat. 271

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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Giampietrino took inspiration from Leonardo da Vinci's celebrated Virgin of the Rocks for this composition, seen most conspicuously in the playful interaction between the infants Christ and John the Baptist, and in the atmospheric detail of the background landscape.