ANDREA DEL SARTO
(b. 1486, Firenze, d. 1530, Firenze)
Madonna and Child with Sts Catherine, Elizabeth and John the Baptist1519
Oil on canvas transferred from wood, 102 x 80 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg
One of the typical works of the artist's mature period, it was painted as an altarpiece. Saint Catherine is the portrait of Lucrezia, the wife of the artist.