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Famous History Paintings by Leonardo Da Vinci

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List of famous Leonardo da Vinci History paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. Leonardo da Vinci is revered by art enthusiasts everywhere, having created some of the most historic History paintings of all time. These popular Leonardo da Vinci History paintings have sold for up to a few hundred thousand dollars, so if you want an original in your home then you better start saving. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see History paintings that Leonardo da Vinci created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Leonardo da Vinci History paintings by clicking the names of the pieces. The Last Supper and Adoration of the Magi are included on this poll, along with many more. This list answers the questions, "What are the most famous Leonardo da Vinci History paintings?" and "What are examples of Leonardo da Vinci History paintings?"
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    The Adoration of the Magi is an early painting by Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo was given the commission by the Augustinian monks of San Donato a Scopeto in Florence, but departed for Milan the following year, leaving the painting unfinished. It has been in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence since 1670....  more
    • Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
    • Subject: Biblical Magi, Adoration of the Magi
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    This is a painting of the Biblical subject of the Annunciation, by the Italian Renaissance artists Leonardo da Vinci and Andrea del Verrocchio, dating from circa 1472–1475 and housed in the Uffizi gallery of Florence, Italy. The subject matter is drawn from Luke 1.26-39 and depicts the angel Gabriel, sent by God to announce to a virgin, Mary, that she would miraculously conceive and give birth to a son, to be named Jesus, and to be called "the Son of God" whose reign would never end. The subject was very popular for artworks and had been depicted many times in the art of Florence, including several examples by the Early Renaissance painter Fra Angelico. The details of its commission and its...  more
    • Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
    • Subject: Annunciation
    • Genres (Art): Christian art, History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance, Renaissance
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    The Last Supper is a late 15th-century mural painting by Leonardo da Vinci in the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan. It is one of the world's most famous paintings, and one of the most studied, scrutinized, and satirized. The work is presumed to have been commenced around 1495 and was commissioned as part of a scheme of renovations to the church and its convent buildings by Leonardo's patron Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan. The painting represents the scene of The Last Supper of Jesus with his disciples, as it is told in the Gospel of John, 13:21. Leonardo has depicted the consternation that occurred among the Twelve Disciples when Jesus announced that one of them...  more
    • Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
    • Subject: Jesus Christ
    • Genres (Art): Christian art, History painting
    • Art Form: Mural
    • Period / Movement: High Renaissance, Italian Renaissance, Renaissance
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    The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne is an oil painting by Leonardo da Vinci depicting St Anne, her daughter the Virgin Mary and the infant Jesus. Christ is shown grappling with a sacrificial lamb symbolizing his Passion as the Virgin tries to restrain him. The painting was commissioned as the high altarpiece for the Church of Santissima Annunziata in Florence and its theme had long preoccupied Leonardo....  more
    • Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
    • Subject: Saint Anne, Jesus Christ, Blessed Virgin Mary, Madonna and Child
    • Genres (Art): Christian art, History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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