BOLTRAFFIO, Giovanni Antonio
(b. ca. 1467, Milano, d. 1516, Milano)
Virgin and Child with Sts John the Baptist and Sebastian (Pala Casio)1500
Oil on poplar panel, 186 x 184 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris
The painting was executed for the Chapel Casio de Santa Maria della Misericordia, near Bologna. The two donors are Giacomo Marchione de Pandolfi da Casio and his son, Girolamo Casio (1464-1533), a poet from Bologna, who was portrayed by Boltraffio several times.