POLLAIUOLO, Piero del
(b. 1441, Firenze, d. 1496, Roma)
Mary with the Child1470-73
Tempera and oil on canvas, 73 x 54 cm (oval)
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg
The rich carved decoration on the throne and the architecture show that Piero was a goldsmith, too. It is assumed that the landscape between the columns in the background represents the Arno near to Florence.