LICINIO, Bernardino
(b. ca. 1489, Poscante, d. ca. 1565, Venezia)

Virgin and Child Enthroned with Saints

Oil on canvas, 280 x 190 cm
Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Venice

The Virgin and Child Enthroned with Saints is the altarpiece in the Chapel of the Franciscan Saints in the Church of Frari. It depicts, on the right of the Virgin, St Clare, St Bonaventura, St Francis and St Mark. (Behind is the head of Father Antonietto of Venice who commissioned the painting.) On her left St John the Baptist, St Anthony, St Louis of Toulouse, and St Andrew are represented.

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