(b. ca. 1290, Siena, d. 1348, Siena)

Nursing Madonna

c. 1330
Tempera on wood, 90 x 48 cm
Palazzo Arcivescovile, Siena

The painting (Madonna del'latte) is related to the earlier Madonna of Vico l'Abate, it demontrates the changes in the art of Ambrogio due to the influence of his elder brother Pietro with whom he worked together in the second half of the 1320s in the Franciscan monastery in Siena.