Madonna and Child

Tempera and gold ground on poplar panel | 27.5 x 19.2in | c. 1310

Segna di Buonaventura

Mary, the mother of Jesus, insists you look her in the eye. She has inspired intense devotion since the 1300s, when some Christians came to believe that a relationship with her would bring them closer to her son. Segna portrays them both as very huma...
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