Maria mit Kind
Fra Filippo Lippi (1406-1469)

Maria mit Kind,

um 1460/65
Material / Technology / Carrier
Pappelholz (Populus sp.)
Dimensions of the object
76,9 x 54,1 cm
Displayed
AP OG Saal IV
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
647
Acquisition
1808 von Abbate Rivanni in Florenz erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Fra Filippo Lippi, Maria mit Kind, um 1460/65, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/OrLb5K8x1V (Last updated on 10.08.2022)
Lippi devised a new type of devotional picture of the Madonna with this depiction. He was one of the first artists in Florence to replace the traditional golden ground and the usual architectural features with an atmospheric landscape. He positioned the Mother of God seated on a throne in front of an imaginary window frame, thus creating the illusion of a view from inside the room. The intense emotions with which the figures are imbued, along with Mary's robes that correspond with contemporary fashion, contributed to the secularisation of this motif.

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