1400 – 1500
Renaissance in Italy & the North

Fra Filippo Lippi's Madonna and Child

Fra Filippo Lippi, Madonna and Child, c. 1440, 79 x 51.1 cm /
31-1/8 x 20-1/8 inches (National Gallery of Art, Washington)

Speakers: Beth Harris and Steven Zucker

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Shani Abrahams wrote on Monday, October 25, 2010

Thanks for featuring this painting, I love the difference between this and the medieval renderings of the Madonna and Child.

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