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Leonardo’s Christmas Tale: Abandoning Adoration to Paint the Virgin of the Rocks (repeat)

December 17, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Leonardo’s Christmas Tale: Abandoning Adoration to Paint the Virgin of the Rocks

17Dec2020 7:30 PT GMT

The Christian Mysteries Study Group warmly invites you to this online webinar.

In 1481, Leonardo abruptly stopped his Adoration of the Magi. He then began his original Virgin of the Rocks. What happened?

The Platonic Academy of Florence offered Leonardo insights into the ‘heresies’ of Early Christianity. Andrew will speak about his 35 years of research and his book, The Hidden Heretic of the Renaissance, Leonardo.

What was Leonardo really depicting in his original Virgin of the Rocks? Get ready for an entertaining art history journey exploring paintings by several Renaissance artists who supported this ‘heresy.’ Andrew has been a featured speaker at the Springfield Art Museum and for other cultural organizations in numerous cities.

Guest Speaker: Andrew Linnell is author of the book “The Hidden Heretic of the Renaissance: Leonardo.” A graduate of the University of Michigan (MSE ’73), his professional career was in the computer industry. He studied art history with William Mann at Emerson College, Sussex, England. He is a member of the Anthroposophical Society since 1979, and president of the Boston Branch, a member of the School for Spiritual Science and co-founder of MysTech. He runs www.thechristianmysteries.com.

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December 17, 2020
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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