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Defendente Ferrari - Portrait of Charles II of Savoy known as the Good
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Bernardino Lanino - Lamentation over the dead Christ
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Giorgio Chiulinovich, detto Lo Schiavone - Madonna and Child
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Antoon van Dyck - The children of Charles I of England
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Andrea Mantegna - Madonna and Child with Six Saints
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Piero Benci, detto il Pollaiolo - The archangel Gabriel and Tobias
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Pieter Verbruggen il Vecchio - Bas-relief with a garland of flowers and fruit
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Madonna and Child
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Filippo Lippi - The three archangels and Tobias
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Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, detto Guercino - the return of the prodigal son
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Agnolo di Cosimo, detto il Bronzino - Portrait of a Gentlewoman
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Beato Angelico - Madonna and Child
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Jacopo Robusti, detto Tintoretto - Trinity
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Jan van Eyck - Stigmata of St. Francis
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Jan Brueghel il Giovane - The vanity of human life
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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, detto Rembrandt - Portrait of an Old Man
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Orazio Gentileschi - Annunciation
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Sandro Botticelli - Venus
Defendente Ferrari - Portrait of Charles II of Savoy known as the Good
Bernardino Lanino - Lamentation over the dead Christ
Giorgio Chiulinovich, detto Lo Schiavone - Madonna and Child
Antoon van Dyck - The children of Charles I of England
Andrea Mantegna - Madonna and Child with Six Saints
Piero Benci, detto il Pollaiolo - The archangel Gabriel and Tobias
Pieter Verbruggen il Vecchio - Bas-relief with a garland of flowers and fruit
Madonna and Child
Filippo Lippi - The three archangels and Tobias
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, detto Guercino - the return of the prodigal son
Agnolo di Cosimo, detto il Bronzino - Portrait of a Gentlewoman
Beato Angelico - Madonna and Child
Jacopo Robusti, detto Tintoretto - Trinity
Jan van Eyck - Stigmata of St. Francis
Jan Brueghel il Giovane - The vanity of human life
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, detto Rembrandt - Portrait of an Old Man
Orazio Gentileschi - Annunciation
Sandro Botticelli - Venus

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The Madonna and Child are depicted inside a marble aedicule built on models taken from Donatello and Mantegna: the architecture is decorated with cupids, candelabra, vases and other ornaments in polychrome marble and bronze. The whole is inspired by ancient architecture and sculptures, known to the painter also thanks to the specimens collected in the lively Paduan workshop of Squarcione, where Lo Schiavone completed his pupil in the fifties of the fifteenth century. Poised on the parapet, in the foreground, a plate full of fruits (pears, apples and lemons) represents one of the most beautiful details of all Schiavone's work and a magnificent piece of still life ante litteram, which recalls the fruits scattered in abundance in the garland in the center of the arch, still reminiscent of classic models. The panel, a masterpiece of subtlety, brilliance and finesse worthy of a miniature, was acquired by the Sabauda Gallery in 1879 through a purchase from Count Benucci of Senigallia. Signed in the lower center "opus sclavoni dalmatici squarzoni S".

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