BATONI, Pompeo
(b. 1708, Lucca, d. 1787, Roma)

Virgin and Child with Saints

Oil on canvas, 403 x 288 cm
Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan

The painting originates from the church of Santi Cosma e Damiano alla Scala in Milan. The represented saints are Joseph, Zachariah, Elizabeth, and the young St John the Baptist.

This canvas is one of the first paintings of religious subject-matter executed by the artist.