Mother and Child
Oil on canvas, 56¼ x 68 in.
Art Institute of Chicago
The reason Picasso's monumental mother figure looks so much like del
Piombo's St. Ann is that from 1918 into the early 20s he experimented
with figural forms from the ancient art he encountered in Rome, the
same kinds of forms that were influencing art during del Piombo's time.
Return to del Piombo
and Salviati's Birth of the Virgin
Institute of Chicago