Tuesday, November 22, 2011

La Belle Ferronnière

La Belle Ferronnière, attributed to Leonardo Da Vinci, 1490-1496 (Louvre Museum, Paris)

Currently this painting is part of the Leonardo da Vinci exhibition in The National Gallery in London.  This is the most complete display of the Italian master’s surviving paintings ever. Only 20 known paintings by Leonardo Da Vinci did survive, the National Gallery has brought together 9 of these paintings for the exhibition.

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2 comments:

  1. So interesting that you posted this painting now! I just finished reading a novel, based on history, about Beatrice d'este and her sister Isabella! It was an interesting story involving da Vinci. It is called Leonardo's Swan.

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  2. Thank you, I'll check it out. Da Vinci was an interesting fellow!

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