TITLE: LEONARDO DA VINCI PAINTING ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
DA VINCI’S AGE: 62
~ Leonardo Da Vinci Portrait St John the Baptist ~
:Leonard’s best friend as St John the Baptist.
John the Baptist is believed by many to be the profit previous to Jesus.
TYPE: Portrait / Biblical figure, oils on walnut wood
SIZE: 69 × 57 cm’s
Leonardo painted John the Baptist as an androgynous figure.
The Louvre, Paris, France.
Leonardo’s closest friend ‘Salai’ was the sitter for this painting.
This painting is similar to the Mona Lisa as John bears a similar smile, though not as enigmatic.
No dispute in the Art world that this a Leonardo original.