Madonna and Child with Angels

Artist: Cosimo Rosselli (Italian, Florence 1440–1507 Florence)

Medium: Tempera and gold on wood

Dimensions: 33 1/2 x 23 in. (85.1 x 58.4 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931

Accession Number: 32.100.84

Description

The picture dates to about 1480–82, around the time Rosselli was working in Rome in the Sistine Chapel together with Perugino, Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, and Signorelli. It was, however, painted for a Florentine, as the background has a view of the dome of Florence cathedral.

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