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A STUNNING 16TH CENTURY OIL ON PANEL OF THE ENTHRONED VIRGIN AND CHILD, SURROUNDED BY ANGELS. ATTRIBUTED TO AMBROSIUS BENSON. (1495-1550)

AMBROSIUS BENSON WAS A FLEMISH PAINTER OF ITALIAN ORIGIN, BORN IN LOMBARDY IN ITALY IN 1495. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE GUILD OF ST LUKE IN BRUGES BU 1519 AND INITIALLY WORKED IN THE STUDIO OF GERARD DAVID (1460-1523) THE OFFICIAL PAINTER OF BRUGES AT THE TIME. HE RAPIDLY BECAME A SUCCESSFUL PAINTER IN BRUGES ALONG WITH ANOTHER OF DAVIDS PUPILS ADRIAEN ISENBRABDT AND HAD A PROLIFIC OUTPUT, HE PAINTED FEW PORTRAITS BUT SPECIALISED IN RELIGIOUS SCENES.

MOUNTED IN A BEAUTIFUL GUILDED GOTHIC FRAME.OIL ON PANEL.

STCOK NO 1937.


Dimensions:
Height: 15 inches (38.1 cms)
Width: 9 inches (22.9 cms)

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