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Title Ginevra's story [videorecording] : solving the mysteries of Leonardo da Vinci's first known portrait / National Gallery of Art, Washington ; directed by Christopher Swann ; produced by Richard Somerset-Ward.

Imprint San Francisco, CA : Microcinema International, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    LEON GS    Available
Description 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Title from container.
Editors, Michael Crozier, Jim Wright ; music, William Kidd.
Originally produced in 1999.
Performer Narrated in English by Meryl Streep and in Italian by Isabella Rossellini.
Commentators: David Bull, David Alan Brown, Martin Kemp, Mario Modestini, and Alexi Bryant.
Summary Learn the stories behind Ginevra de Benci, the woman behind the first known portrait of artist Leonardo da Vinci, and get answers to questions such as why it was painted on both sides, why it was cut down, and why it was sealed in a wine cellar. Uses X-ray analysis, infrared reflectography, and computer technology.
System Details DVD, all regions.
Language English or Italian dialogue.
Subject Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519. Ginevra de' Benci.
Genre/Form Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Swann, Christopher. Director.
Somerset-Ward, Richard. Producer.
Streep, Meryl. Narrator.
Rossellini, Isabella. Narrator.
Bull, David.
Brown, David Alan, 1942-
Kemp, Martin.
Modestini, Mario.
Bryant, Alexi.
Crozier, Michael.
Wright, Jim.
Kidd, William, (Musician.
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Microcinema, Inc.
Standard No. 880198094995
Music No. MC-949 Microcinema International

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