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Leonardo was a man of the Renaissance, not narrow nationhood

Leonardo was a man of the Renaissance, not narrow nationhood

The Guardian - Tristram Hunt

The row over Italy’s paintings is a disturbing example of politicians trying to harness art to nationalism He drew portraits for Italian dukes, sketched for the papacy and died at the court of a French king. If there is any artist who defies nationhood it is surely Leonardo da Vinci. Yet last week, …

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