New insights about artists and the surprising details behind their most significant creations are featured in this selection of 45 notable works selected by National Gallery of Art curators. View a slideshow revealing the symbolism in Raphael’s choice of plants, read a poem inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s Ginevra de’ Benci, and discover one of van Gogh’s last self-portraits in the context of his exploration of the genre. Zoom into works of art in incredible detail and download free open access images up to 3000 pixels each.
Organization: National Gallery of Art
Audience: Art enthusiasts, general public
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