Neri di Bicci
Madonna and Child with Pomegranate. Circa 1450-s–1460-s

Tempera on wood, goldplating
55,5×33,6 cm
In the collection of P.I. and V.A. Kharitonenko (Moscow) until 1919, it was later transferred to the State Museums Foundation, in the Rumyantsev Museum after 1921
Ж-128
Byzantine Art. Italian Art of the 13th to 16th centuries View on the hall's virtual panorama

Originally this panel was rectangular in shape; the semi-circular top is not original.

As early as the 1930s, V.N.Lazarev had identified it as a work by the Florentine artist, Neri di Bicci. Several variants of this composition are known, for which the works of Bicci di Lorenzo served as models.

Go to the full description on "Italian painting in VIII-XX centuries" catalogue.

Neri di Bicci

1418–1492