Ginevra de Benci, a well-known young Florentine woman, is universally considered to be the portrait's sitter. Leonardo painted the portrait in Florence between 1474 and 1478, possibly to commemorate...
Like other Renaissance paintings of the Madonna and Child with St John and Angels, the subject arises from a non-Biblical tradition that Virgin Mary and the Child Jesus met Christ's cousin St John the...
Portrait Eleanor, Countess of Lauderdale 1782
The commission of Eleanor, Countess of Lauderdale may have been related to the marriage to James, the 8th Earl of Lauderdale, in 1782.
Angelica Kauffmann in...
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