La belle Ferroniere
Leonardo da Vinci - circa 1490
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This is not universally credited to be entirely by Leonardo's hand, although the attribution is fairly sound. The areas that still cause concern are the reflection on the woman's left cheek, the band that appears on the forehead; it is painted in a rather crude manner, and the ledge which conceals her hands. Leonardo was seen as keen and well accomplished at painting hands (as can be seen in the Mona Lisa - La Jaconda). These elements are not characteristic of Leonardo.
Owner/Location: Musée du Louvre (France)
Dates: circa 1490
Artist age:Approximately 38 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 63 cm (24.8 in.), Width: 45 cm (17.72 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on panel
Entered by: Member laure9 on 19 November 2008.
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