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Leonardo Da Vinci

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Facts About Madonna of the rocks
Leonardo da Vinci was a genius of the renaissance period. His skills were legendary - painter, architect, engineer, mathematician and philosopher but he is perhaps best known for his paintings especially that of Madonna of the rocks. This famous work of art was commissioned for the Confraternity of the Immaculate Conception, in the church of San Francesco Grande.

Concise Biography, History & Facts About the artist - Leonardo da Vinci
Nationality - Italian
Place of Birth - Vinci, Italy
Lifespan - April 15, 1452 - May 2, 1519
Family - Son of Ser Piero di Antonio and Caterina
Educated - Served as an apprentice to Andrea del Verrocchio
 

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  • Da Vinci started to work at this painting in 1483

  • He spent three years on the painting
  • It is painted as Oil on Canvas panel
  • The size - 78 x 48" (199 x 122 cm)
  • The subject of Madonna of the rocks is the Virgin Mary manifest on an outcrop of rock on the ocean's edge - the Madonna of Coogee
  • The first version can be seen in the Musee du Louvre, Paris
  • The second version believed to be painted by Leonardo da Vinci in collaboration with other artist, can be seen in the National Art Gallery in London

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