- From Leonardo to Titian: Italian Renaissance Paintings from the Hermitage, Leningrad
- May 13 – June 24, 1979
- West Building, Main Floor, Galleries 27, 28 (1,500 sq. ft.)
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.
Overview: This loan of 11 paintings from the Hermitage Museum was dominated by the only work by Leonardo da Vinci in the USSR, the so-called Benois Madonna.
Organization: The exhibition was coordinated by David Alan Brown. It was organized by Dr. Armand Hammer and underwritten by the Armand Hammer Foundation.
Catalog: The Legacy of Leonardo, Italian Renaissance Paintings from Leningrad, by Everett Fahy. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1979.
Other Venues: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
M. Knoedler and Co., New York