Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece restored

Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece The Virgin of the Rocks has gone back on display at the National Gallery in London, England, after 18 months of specialist conservation work. The painting had been covered with a layer of badly discoloured varnish from the late 1940s. Following expert cleaning, the painting has been restored to its former glory and has revealed new details about how Leonardo created this work....

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