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Da Vinci's Madonna and Child #263697

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 10, 1979
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(Studio) French government's loaning of Leonardo da Vinci's"Mona Lisa" to US recalled; arrival of 2nd da Vinci masterpiece from USSR reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Lending of da Vinci's "Madonna and Child" by Leningrad's Hermitage Museum featured; films shown. Significance of this painting to art discussed. [National Gallery of Art director J. Carter BROWN - discusses revolutionizing of West painting by da Vinci.] Madonnas by Raphael, Andrea del Sarto and others examined with regard to da Vinci's influences. Present Socialist realism noted; paintings shown. United States art noted.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger

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