Cimabue ca. 1240 – 1302

Madonna in Maestà (Pisa)

tempera on panel (424 × 276 cm) — c. 1280 Museum Musée du Louvre, Paris

Cimabue biography

This huge panel now is in the Louvre. It was made for the church of Saint Francis in Pisa. It was acquired by France during the conquest of Italy in the early 1810's.

The painting is much flatter than the Maestà that Cimabue was to make ten years on.

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