(b. 1487, Verona, d. 1557, Venezia)

Virgin and Child with Saints

Oil on panel, 86 x 139 cm
Collezione Mestrovich, Ca' Rezzonico, Venice

In the background, the painting contrasts the dying pagan world with the new City of God, here celebrated in the guise of Venice. The represented saints in the foreground are Catherine, Peter, John the Baptist, and Jerome.