Fingerprint issue authored by Da VinciInfo, Saturday, March 24, 2012 09:16:15
Fingerprint in the corner of the portrait may belong to Leonardo da Vinci portrait, which has hitherto considered as work of German artist may belong to Leonardo da Vinci.
Researchers have found a picture of fingerprints of the great master - the index and middle finger in the left corner of the picture. According restorers these traces coincide very much with the fingerprints stored in a picture of Da Vinci's "St. Jerome", which is stored in the Vatican. Portrait of a girl standing so far with impersonal title "picture of the German painter of the early 19th century" can now to cost several million dollars. Experts also point to strong similarities between the portrait of girl with a picture of Da Vinci's "Portrait of a woman Mr. profile" which is located in Windsor Castle. Another proof, which is converted is the fact that the picture is filled with left hand, is known that Leonardo was a lefty. Also clothes and hairstyle of the girl depicted in accordance with the fashion in Milan in the late 15th century. Radiocarbon dating method shows that the picture is painted in the early 19th century, four centuries earlier. For his was Martin Kemp, professor of art history at Oxford, believes that most likely is displayed Biyanka Sforza girl - daughter of Ludvik Sforza, Duke of Milan from the 15th century. professor, however clarified that his conclusion based on the method of exclusion. the picture several times changed hands. In 1998 it was sold at auction at Christie's in New York for 19,000 dollars. was then resold in Canada for 20,000 dollars.
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