Madonna and Child (sculpture) by Michelangelo Buonarroti

Madonna and Child (sculpture) by Michelangelo Buonarroti

Sculpture by Michelangelo “Madonna and Child”. The height of the sculpture is 128 cm, marble. Michelangelo Buonarroti portrayed the classic version of Our Lady with Mladets Christ. Idealization of this kind used by many other artists.

In addition, Michelangelo was an ardent admirer of Dante. At the beginning of the prayer of St. Bernard in the last canzon of the Divine Comedy it says: “Vergine Madre, figlia del tuo figlio” – “The Virgin, daughter of her Son”. The sculptor found the perfect way to express this medieval theological thought in stone.

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