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Leonardo Da Vinci
Madonna and Child with Flowers!
TITLE: LEONARDO DA VINCI MADONNA AND CHILD WITH FLOWERS (Also know as BENOIS MADONNA)
DA VINCI'S AGE: 26
~ Madonna and Child with Flowers (Benois Madonna) ~
:Possibly Leonardo’s first painting completed by himself.
Biblical scene: Virgin Mary playing with her child Jesus.
TYPE: Oils on Poplar wood
SIZE: 49.5 × 33 cm's
The Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
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.
There is some dispute in the Art world if this is truly a Leonardo original.
(Benois Madonna-Page) Leonardo Da Vinci Madonna and Child with Flowers!
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Updated: 02/FEB/08 16:28 GMT
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