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Leonardo Da Vinci: ‘Virgin and Child with Saint Anne and Saint John the Baptist’: The Restoration

Synopsis
Records the work of restoration of Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Virgin and Child with Saint Anne and Saint John the Baptist’, undertaken by Eric Harding following serious damage by gunshot in 1987. In doing so, shows the methods of of a modern conservator, the difficult decisions that have to be faced and the efforts made to preserve such works in previous centuries. Also shows Leonardo’s work close up, particularly his modelling of figures and drapery.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 20 min.
Year of production
1991
Availability
Sale; 1999 sale £10.00 (inclusive)
Subjects
Art
Keywords
art - Italian; restoration - art and architecture

Credits

Writer
Christopher Cook
Cast
Christopher Cook 

Production Company

Name

London

Distributor

Name

National Gallery Publications Ltd

Email
online@nationalgallery.co.uk
Web
http://www.nationalgallery.co.uk/products/art_books/art_dvd_cd External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7747 2870
Address
St Vincent House
30 Orange Street
WC2H 7HH

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