The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne – (Leonardo Da Vinci) Previous Next


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Style: High Renaissance

Topics: Children

Date: 1500

Museum: Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)

Technique: Oil

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 symbolising his Passion whilst 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.

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