PIAZZA DA LODI, Martino
(b. 1475/80, Lombardy, d. 1523, ?)
Madonna and Child with the Infant St Johnc. 1515
Oil on panel, 32 x 24 cm
Szépművészeti Múzeum, Budapest
The landscape in the background, and the mysteriousness of the expressions remind us that like so many other works in Lombardy during the first half of the 16th century, this painting could have never been created without the artist being thoroughly familiar with Leonardo's Madonna of the Rocks.