MURILLO, Bartolomé Esteban
(b. 1617, Sevilla, d. 1682, Sevilla)

Virgin with Child

c. 1650
Oil on canvas, 157 x 107 cm
Galleria Palatina (Palazzo Pitti), Florence

Murillo's religious works are sometimes dismissed as sentimental. Rather, this compelling work demands an emotional response.

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