CHARONTON, Enguerrand
(b. ca. 1410, Laon, d. ca. 1466, Avignon)

The Coronation of the Virgin (detail)

Oil on panel
Musée de l'Hospice, Villeneuve-les-Avignon

The Madonna is perhaps the most typically French creature in mediaeval French painting, a lovely woman with narrow eyes, a delicate face and slightly long nose.

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