Portrait in Swiss Collection Identified as Lost Leonardo da Vinci Portrait

October 6th, 2013

Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Isabella D'Este, via The GuardianExperts have identified a work found in a private Swiss collection to be a portrait by Leonardo da Vinci, which has been considered lost for over 500 years. The portrait, depicting noblewoman Isabella D’Este, is believed to have been painted by Da Vinci and several of his assistants.  “There are no doubts that the portrait is Leonardo’s work,” said Carlo Pedretti, an emeritus professor of art history at the University of California.Read more at the Guardian