Romanesque Crucifix (1187): Virgin Mary
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Romanesque Crucifix (1187): Virgin Mary

The Virgin Mary at the crucifixion. Detail of brightly painted Romanesque crucifix, signed in 1187 by Alberto Sotio - the earliest Umbrian painter known by name. The scene includes miniature portraits of the Virgin Mary and St. John. Spoleto Cathedral, Umbria, Italy.