Saturday, July 31, 2021

Annunciation - Leonardo da Vinci

We just learned a little about the early life of Leonardo da Vinci.

Another famous work of art was the painting Annunciation by Leonardo da Vinci made in 1475 in Italy.

By the time Leonardo turned 20, he had his own place to make art, and was working with some other famous artists of the time in Florence, Italy.
He learned about art and science working in Florence for 10 years until he was 30.
People say that paintings from this time are from his "First Florentine Period".

Annunciation is an oil painting made on wood, that is about 3 feet tall and 8 feet wide.
The painting is about the Bible story in Luke chapter 1 where the angel Gabriel tells Mary she is going to be Jesus' mother.

(from: wikipedia - annunciation (leonardo))

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