Sunday, October 6, 2013

"New" Da Vinci Uncovered

Photo courtesy of The Telegraph
What else is in those Swiss bank accounts?  A long lost Leonardo depicting aristocrat Isabella d'Este was recently unearthed in a bank vault whose account was owned by an undisclosed Italian family. A pencil sketch of the noble woman has long been in the Louvre and art historians felt a painting also existed for the commission.  UCLA verified the artist and the University of Arizona's labs carbon dated the piece. But skeptics remain.  Full story here