“Virgin of the Rocks,” (which is often called the “Madonna of the Rocks” ) was made by the visionary Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci during the Renaissance period, continues to enthrall art enthusiasts with its exquisite beauty and profound symbolism. In this article, we will embark on a journey to explore the allure of “Virgin of the Rocks,” examining its historical context, artistic elements, and the enigmatic aura that surrounds it.
Paris Version or the original version of “Virgin of the Rocks”
The artist: Leonardo da Vinci
Painted during: 1483-1486
Type of painting: Oil on panel(Transferred to canvas)
Dimensions: 199 cm x 122 cm (78.3 in x 48.00 in)
Location of painting: Louvre museum, Paris