Leonardo da Vinci

The landmark exhibition will mark 500 years since the death of the Italian master

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After microscopic examinations revealed ‘left-handed charcoal marks’, the sketch is now thought to be by the Renaissance master  

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An outward-turned left eye featured in da Vinci’s portraits suggest a disorder which helped him paint three-dimensional scenes

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The auction house insists that there is a broad scholarly consensus that the record-breaking artwork be attributed to Leonardo

An art historian and leading Leonardo expert has cast doubt on the painting’s attribution