THE ULTIMATE REFERENCE IN DOCUMENTARY DISTRIBUTION

LEONARDO DA VINCI, THE RESTORATION OF THE CENTURY

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52'
format hd
One-off

The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne is one of the most beautiful paintings in the world. It is also one of the most mysterious. Disfigured and even jeopardised by "repairs" and by the successive layers of varnish applied to it over the centuries, it was also in very bad condition. To save the painting, it had to be restored.

The spectacular operation, the likes of which occurs only once a century, took over three years to complete. The complex and outstanding restoration process provided a unique opportunity to get as close as possible to the painting, to how it was originally painted, and to better understand the complex relationship Leonardo da Vinci had with one of his finest masterpieces.

Director(s) : NEUMANN (STAN)

Producer(s) : ARTE FRANCE, MUSEE DU LOUVRE - SERVICE CULTUREL - PRODUCTIONS AUDIOVISUELLES, NORD OUEST DOCUMENTAIRES

Production Year : 2012
Language(s) : German, English, French

Rights : DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, TV, VOD

Territories : Worldwide.