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Elisabetta Sirani, 1638 Bologna - 1665

Lot 1261 / Elisabetta Sirani, 1638 Bologna - 1665

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1261
Elisabetta Sirani,
1638 Bologna - 1665

MARIA LACTANS Öl auf Leinwand.
87,5 x 67,5 cm.

Catalogue price € 60.000 - 90.000

 

Beigegeben eine Expertise von Dr. Adelina Modesti, Melbourne.

Halbbildnis der jugendlichen Maria mit dem Kind in den Armen, das nach der Brust greift jedoch den Blick dem Betrachter zuwendet. Das Haupt der Maria hinterfangen von einem Lichtglanz, Beleuchtung von links oben, die Konturen im Sfumato gehalten. (1082235) (11)


Elisabetta Sirani,
1638 Bologna - 1665

MADONNA LACTANS

Oil on canvas.
87.5 x 67.5 cm.

Accompanied by an expert's report by Dr. Adelina Modesti, Melbourne.

Half-length portrait of a youthful Madonna holding her Child in her arms. The Christ Child is reaching for its mother's bosom but looking at the viewer. The Virgin's head is surrounded by a bright halo. The scene is lit from the top left and the contours are painted in sfumato technique.

This object has been individually compared to the information in the Art Loss Register data bank and is not registered there as stolen or missing.