12.11.2013

Beautiful Art

 
 
Detail of The Virgin
drawn by Leonardo Da Vinci,
 a charcoal with white drawing
on brown paper 
for the painting of
the Virgin with St. Anne, the infant, and
the child St. John
work done 1499-1501
 
Read more about this study HERE
 
 
More of the 12 days at


7 comments:

  1. Breathtaking, Da Vinci has made this virgin's face so expressive, but that's why he is a legend. No one has or probably ever will create art the way he did.

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  2. Happy 11th day, Judie. She a beauty.

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  3. I love that at first glance, I could see that it was a work of Da Vinci. But I wouldn't have know, but for you, that this was from the drafts for the Virgin of the Rocks. Thank you Judie, it is a beautiful piece indeed.

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  4. Leonardo certain knew how to capture the essence of the holy, human spirit, didn't he?

    Three Virtues

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  5. Exquisite in the simplicity and elegance of the lines.

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  6. magnificent glimmer of a smile on Our Lady! Da Vinci certainly was gifted.

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  7. Love this one of my favorites. <3

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