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The Virgin and Child with Two Angels
Andrea del Verrocchio and assistant ( Lorenzo di Credi )
The Virgin and Child with Four Saints and Twelve Devotees
Master of the Pala Sforzesca
probably about 1490-5
Leonardo da Vinci, among others, observed that as a landscape recedes from the viewer its colours and tones alter due to the nature of the atmosphere. The pictorial equivalent of this phenomenon is called aerial or atmospheric perspective. This ef...
The lost altarpiece
How would Leonardo’s Virgin of the Rocks have looked in its original setting?
This is an Italian term which literally means 'light-dark'. In paintings the description refers to clear tonal contrasts which are often used to suggest the volume and modelling of the subjects depicted. Artists who are famed for the use of chiar...
Sfumato is the 'smoky' quality which blurs contours so that figures emerge from a dark background by means of gradual tonal modulations without any harsh outlines. Leonardo da Vinci advised painting 'without lines' in his uncompleted treatise on p...
The Italian architect Donato Bramante was born in Urbino in about 1444. He moved to Milan shortly after 1480, where he was in the circle of artists in the court of Ludovico il Moro Sforza which included Leonardo da Vinci. After the French invasio...
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