This picture has been called a work of Bellini's workshop, but the best preserved parts are by no means unworthy of Bellini himself.

Painted in the middle period of Bellini's career, this painting has been dated to various points in the 1480s and 1490s.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
active about 1459; died 1516
Full title
The Virgin and Child
Date made
probably 1480-1500
Medium and support
Oil and tempera on wood
Dimensions
78.7 x 58.4 cm
Inscription summary
Signed
Acquisition credit
Mond Bequest, 1924
Inventory number
NG3913
Location in Gallery