Monthly Archives November 2016

Horse & Rider Exhibit Opens in Milan

A public exhibit featuring the only sculpture known to exist today from the hand of Leonardo da Vinci opened on November 24th at Milan’s Palazzo delle Stelline, Institut Francais, adjacent to the Santa Maria delle Grazie, home of Leonardo’s, The Last Supper. Leading Leonardo expert and author, Professor Ernesto Solari introduced the exhibit proclaiming, “Thanks to the Horse and Rider statue, Governor Charles d’Amboise returns to Milan for the first time in over 500 years”. Most experts agree that the sculpture, created in 1508 by Leonardo, is a model for a much larger, never completed, monument to d’Amboise, his close
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