Aug 12, 2021, 11:45 AM
" Thank you for sending this. Bravo! It must have been a lot of work. We should compare notes some time. I have half an idea that I would like to make a copy myself—after I’ve retired! "
Clinical Professor for the Kress Program
in Paintings Conservation
Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts,
New York University
Dianne Dwyer Modestini is Clinical Professor for the Kress Program in Paintings Conservation at the Conservation Center of the Insitute of Fine Arts, NYU. and restored the original Salvator Mundi c 2005 Dianne is also a world-renowned restorer, conservator, and expert on 19th-century paintings. She graduated with a degree in Art History from Columbia University and enrolled in further studies afterward. By 1973, Modestini had obtained her Master's and Certificate of Advanced Study in Art Conservation in New York, per Salvator Mundi Revisited.
Fri, Aug 13, 2021 5:25 AM
"Very many thanks. A number of artists have tried. It looks like a very good effort! Leonardo’s later works are the hardest of all to emulate. John Marshall has done an unusually good job”.
Emeritus Professor, Oxford University
Honorary Chair of the DaVinci Network
Martin John Kemp FBA is a British art historian and exhibition curator who is one of the world's leading authorities on the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci. The author of many books on Leonardo, Kemp has also written about visualisation in art and science, particularly anatomy, natural sciences and optics. Instrumental in the controversial authentication of Salvator Mundi to Leonardo, Kemp has been vocal about the Leonardesque qualities of the Salvator Mundi and La Bella Principessa. He has lead opposition to the "Isleworth Mona Lisa” .
Medium: Oil on Walnut Wood | Walnut Oil | Glass Powder
Painting Dimensions 25.8 x 19.2 x 1.57 inches
Item Weight 11 pounds
Date First Available August 20, 2021
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