Tiziano Vecellio
copy after (?)
Madonna and Child in Niche. Around 1515-1520

While in the Hermitage collection this work was attributed to Titian – early period; at one time it was thought to be a copy of a lost original by Giorgione and also to have been a work by Francesco Vecellio. The layer of varnish covering the painted surface had made it difficult to form a judgment of the work's quality.

Go to the full description on "Italian painting in VIII-XX centuries" catalogue

Tiziano Vecellio