Leonardo da Vinci

Saint John The Baptist by Leonardo da Vinci

Saint John The Baptist was probably Leonardo’s last work. John is shown wearing pelts,wild curly hair and has a truly happy smile. He was viewed as a bit crazy. He’s pointing to heaven, illustrating the point that he was the sign that The Savior, Jesus was here.

The Annunciation by da Vinci and Verrocchio

The Annunciation was painted by Leonardo da Vinci and Andrea del Verrocchio in  1472–1475. Andrea was Leonardo’s teacher. Based on Gospel of Luke, Chapter 1, verses 26-39, it illustrates the angel Gabriel telling the virgin Mary that show would be the mother to the Son of God.  

Leonardo da Vinci – Adoration of the Magi

Leonardo’s The Adoration of the Magi (1481) was commissioned by the Augustinian monks of San Donato a Scopeto in Florence. He left the 97×96 inch painting unfinished. About the artist: Artist, Scientist and Inventor, Leonardo has been described as the archetype of the Renaissance Man.  

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