Friday, September 23, 2016

Madonnas attributed to Bernardino Luini, Italian High Renaissance Painter, c 1480-1532



Bernardino Luini (Northern Italian painter, c 1480-2-1532)The Madonna of the Carnation


Bernardino Luini (Northern Italian painter, c 1480-2-1532) Madonna Nursing 1520s


Bernardino Luini (Italian High Renaissance Painter, c 1480-1532) Madonna and Child


Bernardino Luini (c 1480-1532) The Virgin Carrying The Sleeping Child With Three Angels


Bernardino Luini (Northern Italian painter, c 1480-2-1532) The Holy Family



In this blog, I try to begin each day with a painting of the Madonna & Child. It centers me; connects me to the past; & encourages me to post some of the religious paintings which were a large part of the core of early Western art.  In the 4C, as the Christian population was rapidly growing & was now supported by the state, Christian art evolved & became grander to suit new, enlarged public spaces & the changing contemporary tastes of elite private clients.



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