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Thursday, July 21, 2005

The MET Finally Has Its Own "Mona Lisa"

Duccio's The Madonna and the Child

Via Arts & Letters Daily- The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently purchased a masterpiece by Sienese artist Duccio di Buoninsegna, an early Renaissance painter. However Duccio's Madonna and the Child which measures eleven inches high by just over eight inches wide, and is painted in tempera and gold on a wooden pane, has not attracted the multitudes that would make it difficult to see


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