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Saturday, June 21, 2008

St. John the Baptist by Leonardo

Leonardo da Vinci, (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519)
St. John the Baptist 1513-1516
Oil on walnut wood
69 × 57 cm, 27.2 × 22.4 in
Musée du Louvre, Paris


Completed from 1513 to 1516, when the High Renaissance was metamorphosing into Mannerism, it is believed to be Leonardo`s last painting.