da Vinci’s ‘Vitruvian Man’ Barred from Travel to Paris After Court Ruling

October 9th, 2019

An Italian court has blocked the Gallerie dell’Accademia from lending da Vinci’s 1490 drawing Virtruvian Man, to the Louvre, saying the work is too fragile.  The announcement came after lobbying from Italia Nostra, a nonprofit group dedicated to protecting Italian artworks.

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