(b. ca. 1426, Venezia, d. 1516, Venezia)
Madonna with Blessing Child1475-80
Oil on panel, 78 x 56 cm
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice
The painting is one of Bellini's masterpieces executed between 1475-80. The artist's interest in landscape, developed fully in the 1490s, is already manifested. The painting is signed as "IOANNES BELLINVS".