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Madonna and Child with Saints Mark and Peter  1540

by Polidoro da Lanciano

[i]Attributed to Polidoro da Lanciano[/i] [br]Held by his mother, the infant Christ instructs the Evangelist Mark (seated on a lion, his symbol) while blessing him with his right hand. St. Peter can be recognized by his keys. By representing the holy figures interacting, the painter has added liveliness to the otherwise static representation of the Virgin and Child flanked...
H: 23 5/16 x W: 32 3/8 in. (59.2 x 82.2 cm)
oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Walters Art Museum