Landi, Neroccio de’

Itay, (1447-1500)

  • Neroccio de'Landi - Madonna and Child with Saint Anthony Abbot and Saint Sigismund
  • Madonna and Child with Saint Anthony Abbot and Saint Sigismund

  • (c. 1495), tempera on panel
  • 62.4 x 55.9 in. (158.5 x 142 cm.)
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
  • Editor’s Note:

    A major part of de’Landi’s activity in his midlife seems to have been devoted to producing panels for private devotion representing the Virgin and Child, often accompanied by two saints. The pannel shown here is likely on of these.

    Here is a close up of the pig above:

    pig

About the Artist

Neroccio de’Landi, Italian, (1447-1500). Neroccio de’Landi was a Sienese painter and sculptor, also known as Neroccio or Neroccio di Bartolomeo Benedetto de’Landi or Neroccio di Bartolommeo de’Landi. Very little is known for certain of de’Landi. He was a pupil of Vecchietta and worked in partnership with Francesco di Giorgio until 1475.

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A random image of a pig, hog, boar or swine from the collection at Porkopolis.