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Madonna and Child
  • Francesco di Bosio Zaganelli
    circa 1470–1532
    born: Cotiguola, Italy ; died: Ravenna, Italy ; active: Italy
  • Madonna and Child, circa 1500
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • oil on panel
  • Canvas/Support: 51.3 x 39.4 cm
    Canvas/Support: 20 3/16 x 15 1/2 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1975.0062

Figures in an interior. Half-length female (identified as the Madonna/Mary) with her head tilted to the left wearing a head covering. She is holding flowers and cherries in her proper right hand. In her left hand and on her knee is a nude child (identified as Jesus). He is looking to the right and wearing a bead necklace with a cross pendant. He is holding a flower (rose?) in his right hand and three cherries in his left. Behind them is a window and a wall.