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Samuel H. Kress Collections Research:
Giovanni Agostino da Lodi

Giovanni Agostino da Lodi (Pseudo-Boccaccino)
Madonna and Child, c. 1520
52.1 x 38.1 cm, oil on panel
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN
Samuel H. Kress Collection


A small panel of a Madonna and Child by the Lombard artist Giovanni Agostino da Lodi in the collection of Vanderbilt University still retained its nineteenth-century restoration. The removal of tinted varnishes and old repaints transformed its appearance, revealing a brilliant palette of precious pigments.

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