Virgin and Child, attributed to Adriaen Isenbrant, c. 1530 - c. 1540

Virgin and Child, attributed to Adriaen Isenbrant, c. 1530 - c. 1540

oil on panel, h 61cm × w 42.5cm. More details

The marble niche in which the Virgin and the Child are seated is a veritable sample-book of the modern Renaissance style. Pilasters and balusters, semi-circular alcoves, rams’ heads, cornucopias and scrolled acanthus leaves are typical of the new style, which was based on the architecture of Classical antiquity.

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