Monday, March 7, 2011
Lippi, Fra Filippo
Portrait of a Woman with a Man at a Casement
Tempera on wood
25 1/4 x 16 1/2 in. (64.1 x 41.9 cm)
Marquand Collection, Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1889
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Fra Filippo Lippi (1406–1469)
Italian painter of the Italian Quattrocento.
He approaches religious art from its human side, and is not pietistic though true to a phase of Catholic devotion.
He was perhaps the greatest colourist and technical adept of his time, with good draughtsmanship.
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