Fresco - Leonardo da Vinci - La belle ferronnière - Bottega Tifernate

Fresco - Leonardo da Vinci - La belle ferronnière - Bottega Tifernate

This fresco represents the work of Leonardo da Vinci, Portrait of a woman, known as La Belle Ferronnière. Painted in Milan around 1495 - 1499 - Wood (walnut) - H. : 0,63 m. ; L. : 0,45 m.

Fresco is made up only of lime and sand. then, It is reinforced by a special net that allows it to be transported, It contains nor glue or industrial chemical elements.



Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Model dimensions :
16 cm x 12 cm
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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.