CATALOGUE OF THE WORKS OF LEONARDO DA VINCI.by@leonardodavinci

CATALOGUE OF THE WORKS OF LEONARDO DA VINCI.

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Many designs for plans and buildings, made by him in his youth. A model made by him for raising the roof of the church of St. John, at Florence. The house of the family of Melzi at Vaprio, supposed by Della Valle to be designed by Leonardo. MODELS and SCULPTURE. Some heads of laughing women, modelled by him in clay, in his youth. Some boys’ heads also, which appeared to have come from the hand of a master. Three figures in bronze, over the gate on the north side of the church of St. John, at Florence, made by Gio. Francesco Rustici, but designed with the advice of Leonardo da Vinci. A model in clay, in alto relievo. It is a circle of about two palms in diameter, and represents St. Jerom in a grotto, old, and much worn out by prayer. It was in the possession of Sig. Ignazio Hugford, a painter at Florence, who was induced to buy it in consequence of the great praises which in his youth he had heard bestowed on it by the celebrated Anton. Dominico Gabbiani, his master, who knew it to be of the hand of Leonardo. This model appears to have been much studied in the time of Pontormo and Rosso; and many copies of it, both drawings and pictures, are to be found throughout Florence, well painted in their manner.

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