BOCCACCINO, Boccaccio
(b. ca. 1460, Ferrara, d. 1525, Cremona)

Virgin and Child with Saints

c. 1505
Panel, 87 x 143 cm
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice

In the background is the annunciation to the shepherds, as well as the Holy Family in flight to Egypt twice and the Magi on horseback. The represented saint in the foreground are Catherine of Alexandria, Christine, Peter, and John the Baptist.