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The Madonna and Child
Possibly by Sodoma

The attribution is by no means certain but another version, similar in design, is also attributed to Sodoma.

As in Boltraffio's 'The Virgin and Child', the infant Christ pauses from suckling to acknowledge the worshipping beholder.

Key facts
Artist Possibly by Sodoma
Artist dates 1477 - 1549
Full title The Madonna and Child
Date made probably about 1520-30
Medium and support Oil on wood
Dimensions 79.7 x 65.1 cm
Acquisition credit Bought, 1854
Inventory number NG246
Location in Gallery Not on display
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