Confraternity of the Immaculate Conception of the church of San Francesco Maggiore


April 25

on Wednesday

Leonardo da Vinci accepts the commission for an altar painting offered by the confraternity of the Immaculate Conception, which had a chapel in the now demolished church of San Francesco Grande in Milan.

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The moon was waning gibbous that night.


2 years, 8 months, 12 days later

Leonardo da Vinci delivers The Virgin of the Rocks to the Confraternity of the Immaculate Conception, three years later than contractually agreed.

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