Episode 124 – Leonardo da Vinci’s “Portrait of Ginevra de’ Benci” (National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC)
February 6, 2024

This episode will examine Leonardo’s groundbreaking portrait of a young Florentine woman named Ginevra de’ Benci, which is the only painting by the great Renaissance genius in the Americas. Exquisitely conserved, despite it being cut down, it is one of the earliest examples of a 3/4 frontal pose in Italian portraiture.

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