Zoom event: Leonardo da Vinci at the Hermitage and the Louvre

Belle Ferronnière, detail. © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Michel Urtado Benois Madonna, detail. © State Hermitage Museum
July 15, 2020
1:00 P.M

American Friends of the Louvre was pleased to organize a program on Leonardo da Vinci on Wednesday, July 15 at 1:00 P.M EDT. It featured talks by Vincent Delieuvin, chief curator of Italian 16th-century paintings at the Louvre and Zoya Kuptsova, curator of Italian paintings from the 13th-16th centuries at the State Hermitage Museum. Helen Stoilas, Editor, Americas of The Art Newspaper moderated the conversation.

Mr. Delieuvin broached the subject of the making of the recent unprecedented retrospective on Leonardo da Vinci, focusing on the image of the Belle Ferronnière, while Zoya Kuptsova presented the masterpiece Benois Madonna and its fascinating provenance, from private collections to the Imperial Museum.
This program was planned by American Friends of the Louvre in partnership with The National Arts Club, the Hermitage Museum Foundation and The Art Newspaper and was hosted via Zoom.
The recording is now live on The National Arts Club’s YouTube channel: