The 'Heresy' of Leonardo’s Virgin of the Rocks
Webinar was given on May 22, 2020
ABOUT THIS WEBINAR
Through the Platonic Academy of Florence, Leonardo was aware of the ‘heresies’ of Early Christianity. Andrew will speak about his 35 years of research that has led to his forthcoming 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. Art historians and Walter Isaacson fans alike will enjoy this talk.
Andrew Linnell is a graduate of the University of Michigan (MSE '73), a member of the Anthroposophical Society since 1979, and president of the Boston Branch. A former CTO with over 40 years in the computer industry, he is co-founder of MysTech. He also runs thechristianmysteries.com. He studied art history with William Mann at Emerson College, Sussex, England.