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Ginevra's Story

1999, regia di Christopher Swann


Scheda: Nazione: USA - Produzione: Richard Somerset-Ward - Distribuzione: American Public Television (APT) - Fotografia e montaggioMichael Crozier, Jim Wright - MusicheMichael Kidd - Formato: Color, documentario, videotape formato VHS - Durata: 57'.

Voce narrante: Meryl Streep (edizione inglese); Isabella Rossellini (edizione italiana).


Plot Summary, Synopsis, Review: - - - - - - - A fascinating exploration of the numerous mysteries surrounding Ginevra de Benci, the first known portrait by da Vinci. Utilizing the latest technology - including x-ray analysis and infrared reflectography - this documentary literally delves beneath the surface of the painting in search of answers to questions about the artist, the model, why da Vinci painted both sides of the panel, what is missing from the painting, and the odd chain of events that brought the enigmatic portrait to the National Gallery of Art in Washington.



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