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Beaux Arts Special Edition / Leonardo da Vinci's Saint Jerome, an unfinished masterpiece - The Clos Lucé

Beaux Arts Special Edition / Leonardo da Vinci's Saint Jerome, an unfinished masterpiece - The Clos Lucé

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This exceptional, unfinished work, which is Leonardo da Vinci's Saint Jerome, is on loan from the Vatican Museum to the master's last home, the Clos Lucé.

The Vatican curators shed light on the circumstances of the painting's birth and its incredible journey before it was acquired by ...
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Characteristics

Dimensions :
22 x 28,4 x 0,6 cm
Artist :
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Museum :
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon
Art movement :
Renaissance
EAN :
9791020407528
Reference :
MX010018

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The artist

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Painter, sculptor, architect, scientist, musician and humanist of his time (XV-XVI centuries), initiator of the second Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci is the very figure of the universal genius. After the completion of The Virgin with the Rocks, for the chapel San Francesco Grande, and that of the Equestrian Statue of Francesco Sforza, he found glory throughout Italy. The Last Supper, the ceiling of the Sforza Palace, the Mona Lisa and the Battle of Anghiari are a few of his great artworks. Leonardo also carried out a large amount of studies on zoology, botany, anatomy, geology. In 1516, he joined the court of Francis I, where he participated in urban planning projects. He is taken by an illness on May 2, 1519.