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1503: Rough Draft

This painting by Leonardo da Vinci is known as the Isleworth Mona Lisa, named for the London neighborhood of an early 20th century owner of the work. Experts believe it was painted in about 1503, before the version that now … Continue reading

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1489: Versions

      Leonardo da Vinci: Lady with an Ermine [Cecilia Galleran] (1489–1490) Awol Erizku: Lady with a Pitbull (2009) Hans Holbein: Portrait of a Lady with a Squirrel and a Starling [probably Anne Lovell] (c. 1526-28) Frida Khalo: Self-Portrait with … Continue reading

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1935: Renaissance Man

Leonardo da Vinci spent the last years of his life (1513-1519) in central France, in the town of Amboise, where he was supported by King Francis I. Although likely ailing from a stroke, Leonardo continued working, constructing  a mechanical lion … Continue reading

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