This work is a fragment of a fresco. It is painted in the style of Boltraffio, while also resembling the work by the Master of the Pala Sforzesca; it was presumably painted by a Milanese follower of Leonardo da Vinci. It is badly damaged.

Key facts

Artist
Full title
The Virgin and Child
Date made
perhaps about 1500-25
Medium and support
Fresco
Dimensions
73.5 x 45.1 cm
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by the Misses Cohen as part of the John Samuel collection, 1906
Inventory number
NG2089
Location in Gallery