Богородица и Младенец {1890}
Virgin and Child
This painting — of exceptional beauty and importance — is one of only two that can be confidently assigned to him on the basis of comparison with a signed crucifix.
Berlinghiero was always open to Byzantine influence, and this Madonna is of the Byzantine type known as the Hodegetria, in which the Madonna points to the Child as the way to salvation.

Дар Страус И.Н., 1960.

Gift of Irma N. Straus, 1960.
Берлингиери Б.
Bonaventura Berlinghieri
Italo, Florence

[Elia Volpi, Florence; sale, American Art Association, New York, March 31, 1927, no. 376, for $8,000]


New York
The composition conforms to an ancient Byzantine type known as the Hodegetria— "she who shows the way".
Greek letters translate as "Mother of God.
~1230. Лукка (Ит.).
Доска, темпера, по золоту.
Tempera on wood, gold ground.
Overall: 537х803; painted surface: 495х762.
№ 60.173 (1144/1673).
предмет с изображением:
Virgin museum
Peter museum
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