Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Madonnas attributed to Piero di Cosimo (Italian artist, 1462-1521)



 Piero di Cosimo (Italian artist, 1462-1521)  Madonna and Child with Saints John the Baptist and perhaps Cecilia with Two Angels, c. 1505 -1510



 Piero di Cosimo (Italian artist, 1462-1521) Adoration of the Child, c. 1490-1500



 Piero di Cosimo (Italian artist, 1462-1521) Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saints Elizabeth of Hungary, Catherine of Alexandria, Peter and John the Evangelist with Angels, completed by 1493



 Piero di Cosimo (Italian artist, 1462-1521) Madonna and Child with Saints Dominic, Nicholas of Bari, Peter and John the Baptist (Pala del Pugliese), c. 1481-1485



 Piero di Cosimo (Italian artist, 1462-1521) Madonna and Child with Saints John the Baptist, Margaret, Martin, and Angels, c. 1515 -1518



 Piero di Cosimo (Italian artist, 1462-1521) Madonna and Child with Saints Lazarus and Sebastian, c. 1480-1485



 Piero di Cosimo (Italian artist, 1462-1521) Madonna and Child with Saints Mary Magdalen and John the Baptist, c. 1495



 Piero di Cosimo (Italian artist, 1462-1521) Madonna and Child with Saints Onophrius and Augustine, c. 1480



 Piero di Cosimo (Italian artist, 1462-1521) Madonna and Child with the Young Saint John the Baptist, c. 1490-1500



 Piero di Cosimo (Italian artist, 1462-1521) Madonna and Child with Two Musician Angels, c. 1504-1507



 Piero di Cosimo (Italian artist, 1462-1521) The Adoration of the Child, c. 1505



Piero di Cosimo (Italian artist, 1462-1521) The Nativity with the Infant Saint John, c. 1495-1500


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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