Gorgeous Images Of DaVinci’s Last Masterpiece And Mona Lisa’s Sister

The Louvre yesterday unveiled restorations of Leonardo DaVinci’s final masterwork, “The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne,” and a copy of “The Mona Lisa” by DaVinci’s assistant. As you might expect, amazing.

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The newly restored painting “The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne” by Italian Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci, at the Louvre Museum in Paris, Tuesday, March 27, 2012. The exhibition, “Saint Anne, Leonardo da Vinci’s Ultimate Masterpiece,” will run from March 29th to June 25th.

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A woman views “The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne,” right, next to a preparation sketch by da Vinci.

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A man views the painting “Portrait of Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo,” also known as Mona Lisa, painted by an assistant of Italian Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci, at the Louvre Museum in Paris, Tuesday, March 27, 2012. The painting is owned by the Prado museum of Madrid and was painted around 1503.

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