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#149 – The Last Supper p4 – Leonardo #38

Let’s be honest – The Last Supper, Leonardo’s second most famous painting,...

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#148 – The Last Supper p3 – Leonardo #37

On this episode: A Borgia gets the Pope’s chestnuts fondled in the Vatican, why the the...

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#147 – The Last Supper p2 – Leonardo #36

Leonardo starts work on the Last Supper. It’s a big deal and he wants to get it right. His...

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#146 – The Last Supper – Leonardo #35

When Gian Galeazzo died in 1494, Ludovico Sforza finally became the official Duke of Milan. One...

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#145 – Boil The Eye – Leonardo #34

One of Leonardo’s tricks was the use of sfumato – using hazy, smoky outlines,...

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#144 – Vincere – Leonardo da Vinci part 33

Of course, Leonardo, among all of his other accomplishments, also gave a good speech, especially...

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#143 – La Bella Principessa part 2 – Leonardo da Vinci Part 32

Part 2 of the crazy story of the discovery of LA BELLA PRINCIPESSA, in which Martin Kemp, the...

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#142 – La Bella Principessa – Leonardo da Vinci Part 31

This is the craziest story we’ve told so far. In 1998 a simple portrait of a girl by an...

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#141 – La Belle Ferronnière – Leonardo da Vinci Part 30

Another portrait from Leonardo’s Milan period is La Belle Ferronnière. In 1920 there was a...

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#140 – Lady With An Ermine – Leonardo da Vinci Part 29

Lady With An Ermine is one of Leonardo’s most famous paintings. Mostly because nobody...

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#139 – DIDILIODODIS – Leonardo da Vinci Part 28

One of the very few paintings Leonardo did during his years in Milan is PORTRAIT OF A MUSICIAN....

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#138 – Toby Lester, Da Vinci’s Ghost – Leonardo da Vinci Part 27

Our guest today, Toby Lester, has worked as a refugee affairs officer for the United Nations,...

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#137 – Get Your Rocks Off – Leonardo da Vinci Part 26

During his 20 years in Milan, Leonardo, the laziest genius ever, only finished three lousy...

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#136 – Julia & The Vatican

Taking a short break from Leonardo, our guest today is Julia Charity, an official Vatican tour...

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#135 – Senso Comune – Leonardo da Vinci Part 25

Alberti wrote that before you could paint someone naked, you first had to paint their bones. LDV...

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#134 – The Lune – Leonardo da Vinci Part 24

One year of Leonardo! Can you believe it? Leonardo was never short of obsessions. In this episode...

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