Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 11311
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Gould , Cecil.
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  • Title: The Early History of Leonardo's "Vierge aux Rochers" in the Louvre [argues that the earlier version of the painting was commandered by Il Moro as a wedding gift for his niece, Bianca Maria Sforza, and her new husband, the Emperor Maximilian I].
  • Source: Gazette des Beaux-Arts 124, 1511 (décembre 1994): Pages 215 - 222.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Leonardo da Vinci, Humanist- Virgin of the Rocks Mary, Virgin, Saint in Art Patronage, Artistic
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15- 16
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  • Primary Evidence: Painting; Paris, Musée du Louvre, Leonardi da Vinci, Virgin of the Rocks.
  • Illustrations: Seven figures. Reproductions of the two versions of the "Virgin of the Rocks." Two illustrations of the flanking panels painted by Ambrogio Preda. Both represent angels playing musical instruments. Antonio da Monza's "Pentecost," a miniature on parchment. Portrait of Archduke Ferdinand of Tirol by Jakob Seisenegger. Portrait of Charles IX, King of France, by François Clouet. The author suggests that Archduke Ferdinand may have given the "Virgin of the Rocks" painting (now in the Louvre) to Charles IX in return for Clouet's portrait of the King.
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00165530
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