- The painting is a variant of Botticelli`s "St. Barnaba`s Altarpiece" and the so-called "Benson Madonna". The Madonna`s idealised but sad face is also similar to the famous "Birth of Venus" by Botticelli.
- The Madonna, painted within a niche, in a graceful, elongated manner holds baby Jesus in her hands, in the style of the famous Florentine painter Alessandro Botticelli (1440- 1510). The classical architectural space they are in was a common feature in paintings at the time and reflects the developments which took place in architecture, especially in the works of the architects Leon Battista Alberti (1404- 1472) and Filippo Brunelleschi (1377- 1446).
- Inscription: Inscription on the lower part of painting " Mater Admirabilis"
- Repository/Location: National Museum of Fine Arts (Valletta, Malta)
- : 55 x 71.5 cm (without frame)
- Renaissance [Create]
- 15th century [Create]
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