PINO, Marco
(b. ca. 1525, Costa del Pino, Siena, d. ca. 1587, Napoli)

The Holy Family with the Infant St John the Baptist

Oil on canvas, 166 x 106 cm
Private collection

Marco Pino was the dominant artistic personality for thirty years in Naples. The present canvas is typical of Marco's mature phase: the pictorial space is stretched upward and the figures are reminiscent of Michelangelo's late works.