Madonna and Child.

Standing Madonna with Child, c. 1350-1354

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During the bubonic plague of 1348, over half the population of Florence perished. This tragedy created a need for new types of religious images, like this Standing Madonna, designed to bring spiritual relief to the survivors.

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di Cione, Standing Madonna and Child (#584)
Details
Title
Standing Madonna with Child
Artist Life
(Florence), c. 1320 - 1365/66
Role
Artist
Accession Number
68.41.7
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Madonna and Child.