Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani (Lady with an Ermine) 1483-90 Oil Painting - Leonardo Da Vinci

Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani (Lady with an Ermine) 1483-90

Leonardo Da VinciItem # 144983
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani (Lady with an Ermine) 1483-90", originally brought to life by the talented Leonardo Da Vinci. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Leonardo Da Vinci and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    ''Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani (Lady with an Ermine)'' is a painting by the Italian Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci, completed around 1489–1490. The subject of the portrait is Cecilia Gallerani, a young woman from Milan who was the mistress of Leonardo's patron, Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan. The painting is one of only four female portraits Leonardo painted, the others being the Mona Lisa, the portrait of Ginevra de' Benci, and La Belle Ferronnière.

    The artwork is renowned for its exquisite detail, the delicate rendering of Cecilia Gallerani's features, and the masterful depiction of the ermine she holds, which serves as a symbol of purity and a pun on her lover's name (Ludovico was also known as "L'ermellino," Italian for "the ermine," due to the Order of the Ermine to which he belonged). Leonardo's use of sfumato—a technique of allowing tones and colors to shade gradually into one another, producing softened outlines or hazy forms—is evident in the painting and contributes to its lifelike quality.

    The ''Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani'' is celebrated for its portrayal of the sitter's character and the psychological depth Leonardo achieved. The sitter's gaze, slightly turned away, and her enigmatic expression suggest a complex interplay of thoughts and emotions. The painting is also an early example of the artist's experimentation with the three-quarter pose, which was to become a hallmark of Renaissance portraiture.

    Currently housed in the Czartoryski Museum, Kraków, Poland, the painting has a storied history, having passed through various hands and collections before finding its current home. It is one of Poland's national treasures and one of Leonardo's most admired works, attracting scholars and art enthusiasts from around the world. The ''Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani'' is not only a testament to Leonardo's skill as a portraitist but also a window into the societal and cultural milieu of the Italian Renaissance.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

    We believe in the quality of our hand-painted oil painting reproductions, and your satisfaction is our priority. If for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we offer a 45-day return policy. You can return your artwork within 45 days of receipt and receive a full refund. Please note that the artwork must be returned in the original packaging and in the same condition as it was received.

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Each and every piece of our artwork is entirely hand-painted by artists with over a decade of experience. Every painting is infused with a unique personality and an unrivaled value, showcasing art in its rawest and most authentic form just for you.

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We adhere to museum-level standards in our creation. Each piece of work is reproduced using techniques as close as possible to the original, coupled with the finest paints and canvases, making the color, structure, and texture of every replica as similar as possible to the original.

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We insist on choosing the best quality paints and canvases from around the world. These selected materials not only offer unparalleled color saturation and durability, but also ensure that the reproductions can withstand the test of time. Only the finest materials can replicate the most authentic artworks possible.

Online proofing

We offer online proofing services, allowing you to be hands-on with every step of the artistic journey. You can personally review and suggest tweaks, and we'll meticulously fine-tune every detail until it aligns with your vision to the tee.

Frequently asked questions

  • How similar are your oil painting reproductions to the original artworks?

    We pride ourselves on achieving a high level of accuracy in our reproductions. While it's nearly impossible to replicate an artwork 100%, our skilled artists ensure that our reproductions capture the essence, texture, and colors of the original as closely as possible.
  • Can I customize a specific artwork that's not in your catalog?

    Absolutely! We offer custom painting services. If there's a specific artwork or portrait you'd like, simply provide us with the details or an image, and our artists will recreate it for you.
  • If I want to modify certain parts of an existing artwork (like colors or size), is it possible?

    Yes, we offer modification services. Just let us know your preferences, and our artists will make the necessary adjustments to meet your requirements.
  • How should I display my oil painting reproduction to achieve the best effect?

    For the best visual impact, hang your painting at eye level in a well-lit area, preferably with indirect natural light or soft artificial lighting. Avoid direct sunlight and high humidity areas to protect the artwork.
  • Can I see a draft of the artwork before it's finished?

    Yes, we offer online proofing services. Once the initial draft is ready, we'll send you a preview. You can provide feedback, and our artists will make adjustments accordingly.
  • How do I clean and maintain my oil painting reproduction?

    Gently dust the painting with a soft brush or lint-free cloth. Avoid using chemicals or water. If the painting requires deeper cleaning, consult a professional.