Leonardo Da Vinci
Madonna and Child with Flowers!

(Benois Madonna)

 


TITLE: LEONARDO DA VINCI MADONNA AND CHILD WITH FLOWERS

(Also know as BENOIS MADONNA)

 




DATE: 1478

DA VINCI'S AGE: 26

 

Leonardo Da Vinci Painting: Benois Madonna!.jpg

~ Madonna and Child with Flowers (Benois Madonna) ~

:Possibly Leonardo’s first painting completed by himself.

 






 

SUBJECT MATTER:

Biblical scene: Virgin Mary playing with her child Jesus.

 




TYPE: Oils on Poplar wood

SIZE: 49.5 × 33 cm's


 

PRESENT LOCATION:

The Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

 






INFORMATION:

Da Vinci’s notebook shows a drawing (below) that includes the Jesus child playing with a cat. Leonardo may have planned to draw and paint this picture. The drawing is closely connected to the Benois Madonna. 

In Da Vinci’s Notebook: Benois Madonna-and cat!.jpg





AUTHENTICATION:

There is some dispute in the Art world if this is truly a Leonardo original.







 

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Updated: 02/FEB/08 16:28 GMT

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