finding da vinci’s lost “battle of anghiari”

On  April 4, 2012, art diagnostician Maurizio Seracini, Associate Director of the Center of Interdisciplinary Science for Art, Architecture and Archaeology at the University of California, San Diego, spoke before a full audience at Studio Art Centers International (SACI) in Florence, Italy, about his latest discoveries regarding the search for Leonardo da Vinci’s lost Battle of Anghiari.  In his concluding statement… Read More finding da vinci’s lost “battle of anghiari”

“pretiosa” handbag design by leonardo da vinci produced by gherardini

You knew he did it all, but handbag design, too? Yes, Leonardo da Vinci, the true Renaissance man, believed to have made this sketch in 1497, which was first discovered among thousands of drawings, that were probably part of the Codex Atlanticus, in 1978 by Leonardo scholar Carlo Pedretti. Little could da Vinci have known that more… Read More “pretiosa” handbag design by leonardo da vinci produced by gherardini