Monday, November 05, 2018

Museum Monday: From Beginning to End

Whoever set up the Italian Renaissance paintings section of the Louvre has a sense of humor.

Detail, Madonna of the Rocks
John the Baptist as an infant,
with his mother, St. Elizabeth
Painting by Leonardo da Vinci
(Photo by me)

St. John the Baptist
This painting is to the left of the Madonna of the Rocks.
It's by Leonardo da Vinci also.
(Official Louvre Photo)

This painting is to the right of the Madonna of the Rocks.
Salome with the Head of John the Baptist
Painted by Bernardino Luini
(Photo by me)

Something you can also see from these photos: it's not hard to get up close and personal with the Leonardo paintings that are not the World's Most Famous European Painting, which you can't within about 12 feet of.

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