Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 5909
Author(s): Czarnecki, James G.
Title : Giovanni del Biondo's "Standing Madonna and Child": An Image of Mercy in the Late Trecento [the image of Madonna and Child is related to Mary's intercessory role; a standing Madonna, however, usually is depicted at burial sites; all of these standing images evoke Mary's personification of mercy shown to sinners, seeking mercy for the deceased person].
Source: Visions of Holiness: Art and Devotion in Renaissance Italy.   Edited by Andrew Ladis and Shelley E. Zuraw .   Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 2001.  Pages 93 - 100.
Year of Publication: 2001.