This picture was painted shortly after raphael’s arrival in florence and “was his first attempt at the tondo format that was so popular in that city. The madonna’s face was much more confidently composed than in his three earlier berlin paintings. Leonardo’s influence is becoming stronger than perugino’s. Details like the extreme foreshortening of mary’s hand come from leonardo, and possibly also the idea of showing the christ child with his legs crossed, although this pose could also derive from the netherlands and a painter like memling, for example, who is also echoed in the lavish attention paid to the landscape area. Northern aspects of the town featured more conspicuously in the under-drawing. A typically southern feature is the presence of holy children, above all the young john the baptist..Tallenge store has brought you this beautiful piece of art on a high quality 240 gsm 100% cotton canvas with gloss finish. This is a gallery wrap canvas art print and is absolutely ready to be hung on the walls. This painting is printed on a high resolution hp inkjet large format production printer delivering sophisticated and elegant museum quality prints. The tallenge store is a leading affordable art marketplace where thousands of visitors purchase artworks and photographs from artists across the world. One can buy original art, digital prints, gifts & canvases anywhere in india. We are redefining the experience of buying and selling art by making it easy, convenient and welcoming for both buyers and artists.