The Madonna and Child with Saints

Saint Catherine is on the left; the Virgin's cousin Saint Elizabeth on the right holds her son, the infant John the Baptist.

This picture was formerly attributed to Palma Vecchio. The costumes accord best with a dating in the early 1530s.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1487 - 1553
Full title
The Madonna and Child with Saints John the Baptist, Elizabeth and Catherine of Alexandria
Date made
probably 1530-5
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
73 x 119.4 cm
Acquisition credit
Presented by Alfred A. de Pass, 1920
Inventory number
NG3536
Location in Gallery