Devotional images such as the Madonna and Child take up a large part of Bellini's work. Greek and Byzantine icons, which were widespread in Venice and whose stereotypes he changed, served as models for his Madonna images. These images exude a strong emotional, poetic relationship between mother and child. The Pietà and the Sacra Conversazione are another focus of the devotional images.
June 24, 2020
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