CARIANI, Giovanni
(b. ca. 1485, San Giovanni Bianco, d. ca. 1547, Venezia)

Virgin Enthroned with Angels and Saints

Oil on canvas, 270 x 211 cm
Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan

This altarpiece comes from the church of San Gottardo in Bergamo. The represented saints are Apollonia, Augustine, Catherine, Joseph, Grata, Filippo Benizzi, and Barbara. The painter was influenced by the naturalism of Giorgione and the colorism of the late period of Titian, as well as by Lorenzo Lotto.

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