The paintings on the facades of roman palaces, for which this follower of Raphael was once chiefly known, have perished.
Study for a Madonna and Child by Polidoro da Caravaggio, 15201540
© British Museum
- Black chalk on paper
- 17 x 15 cm
- Acquired in:
This is an excellent example of his drawings, in which he achieved a powerful union of realism and monumental grandeur.
Skippe Collection, Mr Edward Holland-Martin.