UNKNOWN MASTER, Spanish
(active 1400-1425 in Castile)

Virgin and Child with Angels and Saints

1400-25
Tempera on wood, 150 x 82 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid

The picture shows the central panel of a polyptych called the Alterpiece of Archbishop Don Sancho de Rojas after the donator who is depicted kneeling at the left side of the painting. It comes from the church of San Benito (St Benedict) in Valladolid.

The painter is identified as Rodriguez de Toledo, a representant of the Italo-Gothic painting in Castile.




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