The Madonna and Child

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 dates
1477 - 1549
Full title
The Madonna and Child
Date made
probably about 1520-30
Medium and support
Oil on wood
79.7 x 65.1 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1854
Inventory number
Location in Gallery