The Madonna of Humility
Masaccio - circa 1423-1424
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Masaccio was one of the key figures of the Renaissance because of his ability to portray solid mass by means of light and shade in convincing spatial relationships. The barefoot Madonna was probably commissioned by the monks of one of the charitable orders who stressed the humble origins of the Divine Saviour.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Art - Washington DC  (United States - Washington)
Dates: circa 1423-1424
Artist age:Approximately 23 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 105.6 cm (41.57 in.), Width: 54.1 cm (21.3 in.)
Medium: Painting - tempera on panel
Entered by: Member kohn1fox on 24 June 2014.
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