This painting shows the influence of Palma Vecchio, while the pastoral landscape is reminiscent of Titian and Giorgione.
The Adoration of the Shepherds by Bonifazio de' Pitati
© Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
- Oil on panel
- 118 x 152 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,000 ( Total: £2,400)
- Acquired in:
- Clive Patterson
Bonifazio was one of the most popular painters in Venice in the early 16th century and produced many works for Venetian palaces and churches.
Sir Lindsay Holford, sold Christie's, 15/7/27 (lot 16); Annie Lady Cowdray, Paddockhurst; Mr Clive Patterson.