Artist Quentin Massys, Netherlandish, 1466-1530
Title
  • Madonna and Child
  • Virgin and Child (alternate title)
Date between 1520 and 1530
Medium Oil on oak panel
Dimensions Unframed: 21 3/4 × 15 5/8 inches (55.2 × 39.7 cm)
Framed: 27 × 20 3/4 × 2 1/2 inches (68.6 × 52.7 × 6.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of James E. Scripps
Accession Number 89.60
Department European Painting
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance W232, Level 2 (see map)
Signor Casa Murata, director of the Palazzo Pitti Gallery (Florence, Italy);
(Stefano Bardini, Florence, Italy);
James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1889-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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