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Ginevra de’ Benci

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Ginevra de’ Benci

Essential Facts:

  • Title:           Ginevra de’ Benci
  • Artist:         Leonardo da Vinci
  • Created:      c. 1474–8
  • Periods:      High Renaissance
  • Media:        Oil paint on panel
  • Dimensions: 38.1 cm × 37 cm (15.0 in × 15 in)
  • Museum:    National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Artist

  • Name:           Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci
  • Born:             1452 – Vinci, Republic of Florence (present-day Italy)
  • Died:              1519 (aged 67) – Amboise, Kingdom of France
  • Movement:   High Renaissance
  • Masterpieces:

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“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Leonardo da Vinci

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Photo Credit 1) Leonardo da Vinci [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons