TIZIANO Vecellio
(b. 1490, Pieve di Cadore, d. 1576, Venezia)

Madonna and Child with Saints

Oil on canvas, 101 x 142 cm
National Gallery, London

The represented saints are Catherine and the young John the Baptist. The figures are placed well to the foreground, juxtaposed against the wooded background. This painting was possibly painted for the Duke of Mantua.