- Vienna-Cracow 1991
- 240 × 260 mm
- 19 colour, 5 b&w illus.
- ISBN 3-900731-42-X
The famous portrait was lent by the Czartoryski Collection, National Museum, Cracow, to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., for the exhibition Circa 1492. Art in the Age of Exploration (October 1991 – January 1992). This book was prepared in order to help introduce the work, hitherto very rarely seen outside Poland, to the American public. The aim was to enhance the pleasure of discovery with essays by noted Polish specialists on the meaning and history of this masterpiece.
Józef Grabski – Preface
Marek Rostworowski – Introduction
Janusz Wałek – Leonardo the Explorer
Marek Rostworowski – Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Lady with an Ermine’
Zdzisław Żygulski, Jr. – Costume Style and Leonardo’s Knots in the ‘Lady with an Ermine’
Maria Rzepińska – Some Questions About the Model for the ‘Lady with an Erminie’
Karol Estreicher – Some Remarks on the X-Rays of the ‘Lady with an Ermine’
Rudolf Kozłowski – An Examination of ‘Lady with an Ermine’
Kazimierz Kwiatkowski – Scientific Analysis of the Lady with an Ermine