Saints Sebastian and Jerome are shown on the left; Saints Christina and Nicholas are on the right. Two angels with lilies crown the Virgin Mary, and the Christ Child apears to hold a globe.

This work was painted as an altarpiece for a chapel dedicated to Saint Christina built by the patron Lodovicus de Rutenis (Rodez) in the church of S. Francesco, Montone. The predella from the altarpiece, which shows scenes from the life of Saint Christina, is now in the Museo del Brera, Milan.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
about 1440/50 - 1523
Full title
The Virgin and Child with Saints
Date made
1515
Medium and support
Oil on wood
Dimensions
265 x 193 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated and inscribed
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1901
Inventory number
NG1847
Location in Gallery