Leonardo da Vinci and the Bust of Flora: ARTE Documentary on an Early 20th Century Berlin Art Scandal

Blog entry from 11/19/2020

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Bust of Flora, Bode-Museum, Conservation Department, Berlin
Bust of Flora, Bode-Museum, Conservation Department, Berlin
Copyright: Leif Karpe

From the 2nd to presumably the 30th November 2020, all the museums of Staatliche Museen zu Berlin are closed to the public. This closure has also affected the special exhibition Plain Talk: About the History of the Bode-Museum, which was supposed to open on 18 November 2020 but will start after the museums reopen. An ARTE documentary is now dedicated to one of the exhibition’s most fascinating topics. A bust of the goddess Flora, allegedly by Leonardo da Vinci, and acquired by Wilhelm von Bode...

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