For a long time The Annunciation was attributed to Domenico Ghirlandaio, until experts recognized a young Leonardo as its maker. One deciding aspect is the background: water and mountains under a hazy sky are typical Da Vinci. The detailed clothing would be more in the style of Botticelli.
Title: Leonardo da Vinci: The Annunciation
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First published: 27 September 2005
Last modified: 21 October 2012