Sunday, 21 February 2016

Visions of Paradise

 Andrea Verrochio: The Virgin and Child with Two Angels, 1476-8
 
Angelic visions and heavenly inspiration at the National Gallery in this small, but soothing show of altarpieces.

 Sandro Botticelli: The Virgin Adoring The Christ Child, 1470-5


 Jacopo di  Cione: Detail of  San Pier Maggiore polyptych, 1370-1


Francesco Botticini: The Assumption of The Virgin - Palmieri Altarpiece,1475-6


Fra Angelico: Fiesole San Dominico Altarpiece, 1423-4


 Workshop of Andrea del Verrochio: Tobias and The Angel, c1470-4


 
Francesco Botticini: Tobias and The Angel, 1480-5


 Jacopo di Cione: San Pier Maggiore Altarpiece, 1370-1



Visions of Paradise: Botticini's Palmieri Altarpiece
until 28th March 
National Gallery
Trafalgar Square
London
www.nationalgallery.org.uk