(b. 1628, Bologna, d. 1719, Forli)

Madonna and Child

Oil on copper, 55 x 40 cm
Private collection

In this bust length depictions of Madonna and ChiId, Cignani displays the clear influence of Correggio, as well as the influence of Guido Reni, and Cignani's own teacher Francesco Albani, who like Cignani excelled at tender representations of the Madonna and Child executed on copper.

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