ODERISI, Roberto d'
(active ca. 1330-1382 in Naples)
Madonna of Humility1340-45
Tempera on wood
Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples
Madonna of Humility refers to artistic portrayals of the Virgin Mary which depict her as a Madonna sitting on the ground, or sitting upon a low cushion. She may be holding the Child Jesus in her lap. The panel by Roberto d'Oderisi is from the San Domenico Maggiore in Naples.