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Leonardo da Vinci's Masterpiece - Lady with Ermine Exhibition at the National Museum

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    The portrait embodies the Renaissance idea of an image as an illusion of natural vitality. The artist managed to achieve this thanks to his knowledge of anatomy and his skill with light features, which enabled him to create a three- dimensional human figure on the image plane. The original background, which was over-painted with black in the 19th century, was also modeled with light just like the figure, which must have given the impression of the model emerging from the shadows. The painting was purchased ca. 1800 in Italy, by Adam Jerzy, the son of Princess Izabela Czartoryska, and donated to the Museum in Puławy. The portrait became the property of the Republic of Poland in 2016.
    • Please visit 8 Szczepański Square or 13 Wolnica Square where you will receive a voucher from the Local Supplier. Only this document will be accepted at the Museum's Ticket Office
    • Please, present the PRINTED Discover Cracow voucher at the Museum’s ticket office
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    Reviewed April 26, 2019

    I got to the museum a little late, so I couldn't do most of it. But I went for Da Vinci's masterpiece, so , although sorry, not much was wasted. I found it funny (?) that you can't take a picture. whilst Mona Lisa's Louvre...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Victoria Q
    Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

    This is a must see for art lovers and visitors that appreciate the work of Leonardo da Vinci. It's a masterpiece on a solo exhibition with some background information about the painting itself...what more do you need? We visited on the 31st in the afternoon...More

    Thank henontheroad
    Reviewed October 10, 2018

    Amazing piece by the legendary artist. Very well showcased. It is very transcendental experience. A must see for every art lover.

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank KateBartnik
    Reviewed October 7, 2018

    This was very nice. We were able to get very close to the pictures.. no photos.. After the viewing, we went to two gallery rooms and then ecxtensive rooms with vintage furniture and clocks. Quite nice.. We only needed two hours. Cloakroom in the basement...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank MarshallGulch
    Reviewed October 7, 2018

    Found in the National (Narodowe,to ease your finding it) Museum, Krakow,is (Cecilia Gallerani) Lady with an Ermine, a mistress of Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan, 15th Century. At the time, Leonardo da Vinci was working on creative projects for him, this being one of them.Google...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank Sightseer788651
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    Response from mpmail | Reviewed this property |
    Da poco tempo , la dama con ermellino è proprietà dello stato polacco ed è collocata presso il museo nazionale di cracovia .
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