Content of Tour #8e
Maestą (Italian for majesty) is a short name used to describe a representation of the Madonna and Child in which the Madonna is enthroned in majesty as Queen of Heaven, surrounded by a court of saints and angels.
- Evolution of the subject
The evolution of the subject in the late medieval and early Renaissance art is outlined.
- Maestą Representations
The most typical examples of the Maestą representations in 14th century Siena and Florence are presented.