This work shows the influence of Simone Martini in Sienese painting which persisted into the 15th century.
Virgin and Child by Pietro di Nicolo da Orvieto, 14001425
© Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge
- Tempera on panel
- 31 x 20 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Francis Neilson through The Art Fund
The dress is freely ornamented with gold and the Virgin wears a black mantle lined with red over a green head-dress, with a green-edged red robe. The Child wears a purplish-red mantle lined with grey over white.
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