Madonna And Child By Duccio Di Buoninsegna

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Madonna and Child by Duccio di Buoninsegna

Historical Context

The artwork was painted by Duccio di Buoninsegna one of the renowned artists of the time of 13th and 14th Century. The ancient stature is amongst the most antique pieces, which have been developed over the period. The subject nature of this antique collection of art is continually evolving and links to several values of religious innovations. The work of Duccio, which is commonly known by the name of Madonna and Child, is among those pieces of artwork, which have been widely acknowledged by the scholars, and is available to them from the past half century. The artwork described the intimate relation of Madonna and Child. It is also referred to as devotional images of the 13th century. The creativity and imagination is understood by the clear images of the burnt picture edges which is mainly caused by the burning candles which have been to be placed below the painting when Duccio has been making the picture. The simplicity of the image is clearly portraying the feelings and the simplicity, which Duccio tried to explain in the picture. Duccio has been following the paintings of other Italian painters which have iconic among the painters in the Byzantine and who have made a stronger link with the viewer of the paintings. The fortifications or the walls placed at the bottom of the painting clearly depicts the barrier which have been existed between the colloquial speech and the sacred Mary and it also acts as a attraction as well as temptation for the individual to look at the painting.

Many components and ingredients of the painting clearly reflect the thinking of the Duccio about the humans. The tenderness and simplicity in the drape, which has been taken, by the Madonna and Christ and the gazing of ...