The new attribution reignites a century-long debate over the authorship of “The Virgin with the Laughing Child,” a Renaissance-era statuette currently attributed to Antonio Rossellino.
The painting’s voyage, from the record-breaking Christie’s auction to the mysterious postponing of its unveiling, reflects deep regional ideological and geopolitical rifts — but the debate has hardly played out in the Arabic-language media.
Other researchers have similarly claimed that other famous painters like Rembrandt and Edgar Degas had the same condition. This study, curiously, uses Salvator Mundi for analysis.
Leonardo’s hand is fleshed out in this exhibition, but so is that of Lorenzo di Credi, Jacopo del Sellaio, and other workshop assistants to whom no name can be attached.
Matthew Landrus believes the painting, which Louvre Abu Dhabi bought at auction for $450.3 million in 2017, better resembles the work of Bernardino Luini, an assistant in Da Vinci’s studio.
A slew of new books rethinks the Renaissance in general and Leonardo da Vinci in particular.
Long attributed to Lorenze di Credi, new research suggesting a small panel painting at the Worcester Art Museum is actually by one of the greatest masters of the Italian Renaissance.
Non-artists have renamed famous paintings before, and they certainly will again.
A newly discovered journal has revealed that Leonardo developed early versions of 21st century trends, from fidget spinners to cat cafés.
A night of astrology, tarot, community, and Leonardo da Vinci at MoMA.
The Louvre Abu Dhabi is now claiming it owns the world’s most expensive artwork.
Prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud, a friend of the Saudi crown prince, is paying for the painting in monthly installments of $58 million.