(b. ca. 1400, Venezia, d. 1470, Venezia)
Viirgin and Childc. 1450
Tempera on wood, 97 x 71 cm (with original frame)
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice
The innovative position of the Virgin and Child, who are not portrayed frontally but in three-quarter profile, as if conversing, suggests the painting dates from the artist's later years.