Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian polymath, painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, and writer. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time and perhaps the most diversely talented person ever to have lived. His genius, perhaps more than that of any other figure, epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal.


Among other groups of paintings by Leonardo da Vinci stands paintings dedicated to Madonna and saint Family. After numerous researches in London , New York, St. Petersburg and restoration in KEITH & SAUERBERG Ltd picture of The Madonna and Child with the Infant Saint John the Baptist become real sensation, as many experts attribute it to the legacy of Da Vinci.


TECHNOLOGICAL EXAMINATION REPORT was done Dr. A. Kossolapov by Hermitage, St. Petersburg and includes research of the paint, drawing technique, painting, and painting style proves that it's lost painting of Leonardo da Vinci. Detailed studies for professionals and the general audience that is interested in the work of the great Leonardo da Vinchi is also given in IMAGING REPORT, LONDON REPORT and CONVERSATION REPORT

 

In honor of 500 years anniversary death of Leonardo da Vinci, a well-known and respected art historian, curator of Leonardo and Raphael paintings in Hermitage Museum, Dr. Tatyana Kustodieva conducted a scientific research of the painting The Madonna with the Children at Play that is provided in HERMITAGE REPORT.




PROFESSOR MARTIN KEMP

The Madonna and Child with the Infant Saint John the Baptist

Leonardo da Vinci and his workshop

 late 1470s - middle/late 1480s

oil, tempera, gold on panel
28¼ x 19 7/8 in. (71.8 x 50.5 cm.)
Private collection