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


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.