Friday, June 20, 2008

Fine Art Friday - Andrea Mantagna

Madonna and Child
Madonna and Child

Adoration
Adoration of the Shepherds

St. Jerome
St. Jerome

St. Sebastian
St. Sebastian

Crucifixion
The Crucifixion

Madonna with Child
Madonna With Child

St. George
St. George

Agony in the Garden
Agony in the Garden

Dead Christ
Dead Christ

Italian painter; born according to some authorities, at Vicenza, according to others at Padua, in 1431, died at Mantua, 13 September, 1506. Little is known of his origin save that he came of honourable parentage and was adopted at an early age by Francesco Squarcione who reared him as his son.
Source New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia

3 comments:

Tracy said...

wonderful pieces of Art Esther!!

Marie Cecile said...

These are quite beautiful, it brings one to contemplation thank you.

Esther said...

Glad you both enjoyed this week's FAF.