National Gallery Leonardo technical bulletin

October 27 2011

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Picture: National Gallery, Leonardo's 'Virgin of the Rocks' (detail) in Infra-Red. 

The latest National Gallery Technical Bulletin is out, and, wonderfully, freely available online with zoomable high-res images. Art History nirvana doesn't get much better than this. Essays include:

  • Leonardo in Verrocchio’s Workshop: Re-examining the Technical Evidence by Jill Dunkerton
  • Leonardo da Vinci’s 'Virgin of the Rocks': Treatment, Technique and Display by Larry Keith, Ashok Roy, Rachel Morrison and Peter Schade
  • Altered Angels: Two Panels from the Immaculate Conception Altarpiece once in San Francesco Grande, Milan by Rachel Billinge, Luke Syson and Marika Spring
  • Painting Practice in Milan in the 1490s: The Influence of Leonardo, by Marika Spring, Antonio Mazzotta, Ashok Roy, Rachel Billinge and David Peggie

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