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Jean Bourdichon (French, 1457 - 1521, active Tours, France, early 1480s - 1521)
Tours, France (Place created)
about 1480 - 1485
Tempera colors, gold, and ink on parchment
Leaf: 16.4 x 11.6 cm (6 7/16 x 4 9/16 in.)
According to the
In his depiction of the two women, Jean Bourdichon contrasted the Virgin's youthful beauty with the weathered visage of Elizabeth, who was well past childbearing years when she became pregnant. He also used