Ruccelai Madonna
by DUCCIO di Buoninsegna

The name of the altarpiece derives from the Rucellai Chapel of Santa Maria Novella where it remained, after being moved to several different places inside the church, from 1591 to 1937, the year of the Giotto exhibition. It was then transferred to the Uffizi. The panel was commissioned in 1285.

The painting has been the subject of much controversy among critics. In the fifteenth century it was thought to be the work of Cimabue, and this attribution, supported by Vasari, was accepted until the beginning of the twentieth century.

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Rucellai Madonna
1285
Tempera on wood, 429 x 290 cm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence


Rucellai Madonna (detail)
1285
Tempera on wood
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence


Rucellai Madonna (detail)
1285
Tempera on wood
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence


Rucellai Madonna (detail)
1285
Tempera on wood
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence


Rucellai Madonna (detail)
1285
Tempera on wood
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence


Rucellai Madonna (detail)
1285
Tempera on wood
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence


Rucellai Madonna (detail)
1285
Tempera on wood
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence



Summary of paintings by DUCCIO di Buoninsegna
The Maestŕ (1308-11)
Ruccelai Madonna (1285)
Various paintings



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