(b. ca. 1453, Fossano, d. 1523, Milano)

Virgin and Child

Oil on poplar, 55 x 35 cm
National Gallery, London

In the background to the right, the Charterhouse at Pavia is seen in the course of construction which suggests the dating for this picture. Bergognone was one of the leading painters in Milan at the time, and made several paintings for Pavia.