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Sketch found under da Vinci work

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"An “abandoned composition” by Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered underneath one of his most discussed paintings, which will take centre stage at a ground-breaking exhibition dedicated to the Renaissance master.

"The National Gallery, which is hosting an “immersive exploration” of the artist’s work, found the unfinished earlier version after conducting scientific research into the Virgin of the Rocks. The London gallery’s researchers found the Leonardo’s initial designs for the angel and the infant Christ, with “significant differences to how they look in the finished painting”."

Full monty at the UK Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/aug/14/abandoned-sketch-discovered-under-landmark-leonardo-da-vinci-work

And at the Daily Mail UK: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7357031/Leonardo-da-Vinci-drawings-discovered-underneath-painting-Virgin-Rocks.html

 

The Virgin on the Rocks at the National Gallery (London): https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/leonardo-da-vinci-the-virgin-of-the-rocks

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Eldorado

Sorry for the typo... didn't have my specs on.

Virgin of the Rocks and not "virgin on the rocks", which is probably a drink.  :)

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2 minutes ago, Eldorado said:

Virgin of the Rocks and not "virgin on the rocks", which is probably a drink.  :)

Or a movie.

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