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The Annunciation

oil painting by Leonardo da Vinci at the age of 20

made out of oil paint and tempera and poplar panel

98 x 217 cms (381/2 x 851/4 ins)

currently at The Uffizi in Florence, Tuscany, Italy, Europe

1472

Leonardo da Vinci paints The Annunciation for the Olivetan monastery of San Bartolomeo, near Florence.

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Luke Syson; Syson, Luke; Larry Keith, Arturo Galansino, Antoni Mazzotta, Scott Nethersole and Per Rumberg (2011). "Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan". London: National Gallery

1473

1 year, 1 day later

Leonardo da Vinci paints The Annunciation for the Olivetan monastery of San Bartolomeo, near Florence.

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Martin Kemp; "Leonardo: Revised edition". Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

1867

394 years, 3 months, 5 days later

Uffizi acquires The Annunciation and ascribes it to Domenico Ghirlandaio.

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1869

2 years, 1 day later

Karl Eduard von Liphart attributes The Annunciation to the youthful Leonardo da Vinci, an attribution which has since not been overturned.

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