Is the National Gallery’s Da Vinci a Fake? — Design News

The proof is in the flowers: Leonardo da Vinci’s Virgin of the Rocks (1483-86) at the National Gallery in London could prove that the piece is not actually the work of the meticulous, always accurate Renaissance painter. • Authenticity of Leonardo’s Virgin of the Rocks Under Scrutiny | Artnet

(Image credits: Courtesy National Gallery, London) While the Louvre version features plants appropriate for a dark grotto, the other has flowers that have the wrong number of petals.

Updated: 12.12.2014 — 18:51