Episode 4 - A Vision of Eternity
Madonna and Child, Before 600 CE
Santa Maria Antiqua al Foro Romano, Rome
Master of the Magdalen, Madonna and Child Enthroned, c. 1275
Tempera on wood, gold ground
Central panel 16 x 11 1/8 in. (40.6 x 28.3 cm); left wing 15 x 5 5/8 in. (38.1 x 14.3 cm); right wing 15 x 5 1/2 in. (38.1 x 14 cm)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Workshop of Bernardo Daddi, Madonna and Child, 1345-1349
tempera and gold on panel, 27 5/16 x 18 7/16 in. (69.3 x 46.8 x 2 cm)
Walters Art Museum. Baltimore
Bernardo Daddi, Virgin And Child With A Goldfinch, 1345-1348
Tempera on panel , 38 11/16 X 21 7/8 Inches (98.2 X 55.6 cm)
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
David Bomford, et al, Art in the Making: Italian Painting before 1400, National Gallery, London, 1989.
Spike Bucklow, The Alchemy of Paint: Art, Science and Secrets of the Middle Ages, Marion Boyars Publishers, Ltd., 2009.
Cennino Cennini, Il Libro dell' Arte, (early 15th century) English translation by Daniel Thompson first published by Yale University Press, 1933.