Date created: c.1483
Dimensions: 67.9 x 109.6 inches
Current ownership: Uffizi Gallery in Florence
Medium: Tempera on canvas
The main features of the painting are:
Symbolism: The painting has religious and symbolic undertones.
Value: The lights and shadows are finely rendered. Notice the smooth value gradations.
Focal point: The painting has a strong focal point around the middle.
Simplification: The background is simplified.
Below are the main colors used in the painting. Copy the hex code for use in Photoshop or other editing software.
Below is the painting with a grid over the top so we can analyze it in terms of the rule of thirds. The grid lines and intersections are considered aesthetically pleasing areas.
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