(b. 1563, Pisa, d. 1639, London)
Madonna and Childc. 1604
Oil on canvas, 131 x 91 cm
Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica, Rome
In around 1604, Gentileschi painted this Madonna that so captures Caravaggio's genius for finding the sacred story in the lives of real persons that for centuries it was assigned to the master himself.