Prophecies and Ruins: Architectural Sources for Leonardo’s Adoration of the Magi

@article{Ferretti2020PropheciesAR,
  title={Prophecies and Ruins: Architectural Sources for Leonardo’s Adoration of the Magi},
  author={Emanuela Ferretti},
  journal={I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance},
  year={2020},
  volume={23},
  pages={273 - 302}
}
  • E. Ferretti
  • Published 1 September 2020
  • Art, History
  • I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance
AS IS WELL KNOWN , Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519) began his career working in the bottega of Andrea del Verrocchio. Initially, Leonardo collaborated on some of Verrocchio’s paintings, but he gradually realized that he was no longer satisfied by working on artworks that were not his own. Three paintings and one commission by the Repubblica (never made) attest to his autonomy in this first Florentine period: the Annunciation (1472–75), the Portrait of Ginevra dei Benci (1474–78), the Adoration of… 
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