Virgin and Child with the Young Saint John the Baptist
Sandro Botticelli - Virgin and Child with the Young Saint John the Baptist - 1970.160 - Cleveland Museum of Art.tif
Yearc. 1490 (Julian)
MediumTempera and oil on wood
Dimensions115 cm (45 in)
Accession No.1970.160 Edit this on Wikidata

The Virgin and Child with the Young Saint John the Baptist is a painting of c. 1490 by the Italian Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli and his workshop.[1] It is housed in the Cleveland Museum of Art.

The United States Postal Service used the painting for a 2008 Christmas stamp.[2]

Attribution

There has been some dispute as to whether Botticelli or his pupil, Filippino Lippi, produced this work. The painting is generally attributed to Botticelli, as it is similar to his other works of the time. The Cleveland Museum of Art attributes the painting to Botticelli and his workshop.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Virgin and Child with the Young Saint John the Baptist, c. 1490. Cleveland Museum of Art, 2013. Retrieved 14 June 2013. Archived here.
  2. ^ "Stamp Announcement 08-47: Christmas: Virgin and Child With the Young John the Baptist by Sandro Botticelli". Postal Bulletin. USPS. September 25, 2008. Retrieved October 28, 2020.