Leonardo Da Vinci / Virgin and Child / c. 1500Leonardo Da Vinci
Virgin and Child
c. 1500

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Creator Name: Leonardo Da Vinci
Creator Qualifier: Circle of
Creator Nationality: European; Southern European; Italian
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1452 - 1519
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Leonardo Da Vinci
Title: Virgin and Child
Title Type: Primary
Title: Madonna and Child
Title Type: alternate
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1495
Creation End Date: 1505
Creation Date: c. 1500
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on wood
Dimensions: Painted surface: 41.5cm x 30.3cm, Panel: 41.7cm x 30.9cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1916.779
Credit Line: Holden Collection
Rights: http://www.clemusart.com/museum/disclaim2.html
Provenance: Leopoldo Franceschi, San Miniatello, Italy; after Franceschi's death, acquired by a carpenter named Monta, whose heirs sold it to Vincenzo Corsi, Florence (1857); James Jackson Jarves (1858); Mrs. Liberty E. Holden, Cleveland (1884)
Context: Painted by a close follower of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), this picture was previously attributed to the master as well as several of his pupils. The dense, smoky shadows (called sfumato) enveloping the Virgin and Child are typical of Leonardo's style.Leonardo was court painter in Milan for much of the period between 1482 and 1513, where he taught a large number of artists. The Sforzesco Castle, seat of Milan's ruling Sforza family, can be seen though the left window behind the Virgin and Child.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1916.779
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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