Leonardo Da Vinci Painting

St John the Baptist!

 


TITLE: LEONARDO DA VINCI PAINTING ST JOHN THE BAPTIST


DATE: 1514

DA VINCI'S AGE: 62

 


Leonardo Da Vinci Painting: St John the Baptist!.jpg

 

~ Leonardo Da Vinci Portrait St John the Baptist ~

:Leonard's best friend as St John the Baptist.

 






 

SUBJECT MATTER:

John the Baptist is believed by many to be the profit previous to Jesus.




 TYPE: Portrait / Biblical figure, oils on walnut wood

SIZE: 69 × 57 cm's


 

INNOVATION INTRODUCED:

Leonardo painted John the Baptist as an androgynous figure.

 




 

PRESENT LOCATION:

The Louvre, Paris, France.


 

INFORMATION:

Leonardo's closest friend 'Salai' was the sitter for this painting.





MORE INFORMATION:

This painting is similar to the Mona Lisa as John bears a similar smile, though not as enigmatic.


 

AUTHENTICATION:

No dispute in the Art world that this a Leonardo original.

 






 

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Updated: 09/FEB/08 19:51 GMT

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