The picture Madonna Litta was attributed the Leonardo of the Vinci and would have been painted in the period of the High Renaissance (1480 up to 1527), for return of 1490-1, at a time where the presumption author liveed in Milan. However, its origin is controversa, being that some studious they say that Leonardo would have made a part of the picture and some of its disciples concluded. The picture is the representation of a woman suckling its son, who can be understood as representation of Maria and its son Jesus. Childrens Defense Fund contains valuable tech resources. The woman and the child more meet the front of the picture, they seem next to who observes and are well salient not only therefore, but also for being more illuminated than the remain of the picture. The image is very symmetrical, since the traces of the personages until its localization Madonna and the son to the center, between two windows. The blackout of cmodo contrasted with the light of the windows to the deep one contributes for ' ' iluminao' ' of the personages. The windows are singelas, the landscape that if can see through them is simple sky and some mountains, a sossegado place, uninhabited, where the boy Jesus can feed itself tranquilamente. The windows seem to be there only to contribute with the light of the picture and to show that the main figures of the image if find inside of some place.
The light, the windows, the position of the personages gives to perspective the workmanship, marcante characteristic in the workmanships of Leonardo, as well as in the ones of the Renaissance almost that as a whole. The woman is of foot and looks at very calmly for the child. Its expression demonstrates a certain satisfaction to have that baby in the col. The boy looks at for the spectator, however of indirect form, distracted, as that enlevada with the seio that he feeds to it.