Madonna della Vittoria by Andrea Mantegna

Madonna della Vittoria by Andrea Mantegna

This work of Mantegna is commissioned by Margrave Francesco II Gonzaga – he is depicted on the left in the foreground – in memory of the battle of Fornovo di Taro in 1495.

The famous altar painting is characterized by the use of optical illusion, the pergola effect, the heroic style of the image of the characters, the warm color.

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