The Virgin and Child

Egg tempera on poplar | 32.2 x 22.9cm | c. 1255-60

Master of the Borgo Crucifix (Master of the Franciscan Crucifixes)

In 1999 this panel was reunited with its pair, an image of Christ known as the Man of Sorrows. Together they formed a diptych, a painting made of two panels joined with a hinge.

The Virgin Mary gestures towards the Christ Child, bowing her head towa...
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