Saturday, August 14, 2021

The Battle of Anghiari - Leonardo da Vinci

We just learned about Leonardo Da Vinci's painting the Virgin of the Rocks.

Another famous painting of Leonardo's was The Battle of Anghiari made some time around 1505 AD.

This painting is also called the "Lost Leonardo" because the painting is missing.
People know about the painting because some other painters made copies of the original and they are still around.

This was a painting of a big battle with people on horses fighting for a flag.
It was painted on a wall in the town hall in Florence, and Michelangelo made a painting on the wall across from it.
This was the only time the two masters worked on a project together.

(from: wikipedia - the battle of anghiari (leonardo))

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