The Death of Leonardo da Vinci

Painting by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

The Death of Leonardo da Vinci or Francis I Receives the Last Breaths of Leonardo da Vinci is an 1818 painting by the French artist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, showing the painter Leonardo da Vinci dying, with Francis I of France holding his head. It was commissioned by the Pierre Louis Jean Casimir de Blacas, the French ambassador in Rome, and now hangs in the Petit Palais in Paris.

Another version of the painting created c. 1851 is held by the Smith College Museum of Art.

References

  1. ^ "Francis I Receives the Last Breaths of Leonardo da Vinci". Petit Palais. Retrieved March 25, 2021.
  2. ^ "Death of Leonardo da Vinci". National Gallery of Art. Retrieved March 25, 2021.
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