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The great works of Leonardo da Vinci

November 4, 2011 -- Updated 1754 GMT (0154 HKT)
A little earlier this year the art world made an extremely rare discovery -- a painting by Leonardo da Vinci. The 500-year-old painting depicts the head and shoulders of Christ and is in sparkling condition after cleaning and restoration.
A little earlier this year the art world made an extremely rare discovery -- a painting by Leonardo da Vinci. The 500-year-old painting depicts the head and shoulders of Christ and is in sparkling condition after cleaning and restoration.
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'Christ as Salvator Mundi,' (c. 1499 onwards)
'St Jerome,' (c. 1488-90)
'Vitruvian Man,' (1490)
'The Lady with an Ermine,' (1489-90)
'The Virgin of the Rocks,' (c. 1491-1508)
'Mona Lisa' or 'La Gioconda'(1503-1506)
'The Last Supper,' (1495-1497)
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November 11, 2011 -- Updated 1721 GMT (0121 HKT)
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