The Virgin and Child, attributed to Capanna Senese, 16th Century Sienese School.

Oil on panel, oval, 62.5cm by 46cm.

Capanna Senese was mentioned by Vasari as a friend of the painter and architect Baldassarre Peruzzi (1481-1536) and the co-author, with Domenico Pecori (c1480-c1527), of the ‘Marinelli’ altarpiece in the Cathedral of Arezzo. 

The altarpiece is now in the town’s museum.


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