Leonardo Da Vinci's Art

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Although Leonardo would hold in high regard the sense of unity, atmospheric perspective, and features that suggest studies from nature, he would have disliked how easily recognizable that the Canigiani Holy Family panel painting by Raphael is religious. There are putti floating on clouds at the top corners. In addition, very faint halos hover above the heads of Elizabeth, infant John the Baptist, Joseph, Mary, and infant Jesus, which provide evidence that these figures are holy. Leonardo da Vinci’s art, however, does not possess any of these overt religious elements. An example would be his Madonna on the Rocks. In the painting, the Virgin Mary, infant John the Baptist, and infant Jesus do not have halos around their heads. Furthermore, the
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