Air Baltic: Leonardo da Vinci Makes Historic First Flight


10 Feb 2010 [08:28h]     Bookmark and Share


Air Baltic: Leonardo da Vinci Makes Historic First Flight

Air Baltic: Leonardo da Vinci Makes Historic First Flight


The Latvian airline airBaltic is pleased to announce, that last night the self-portrait of Leonardo da Vinci took a flight for the first time in history, after receiving approval from Italian authorities

Riga – Leonardo da Vinci (the so-called Lucanian Portrait) travelled airBaltic route from Rome via Riga to Tallinn, accompanied by a group of scientists, art historians and officials.

Please find attached press release and photos (see according to title of photo):

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    • From left: Janis Vanags, Vice President Corporate Communications  airBaltic, Leonardo da Vinci on wood panel, Nicola Barbatelli, Director of the  Ancient People Museum (Owner of Lucanian Portrait), Professor Felice Festa  (Researcher of the portrait).
    • From left: Janis Vanags, Vice President Corporate Communications  airBaltic, Leonardo da Vinci on wood panel, Nicola Barbatelli, Director of the  Ancient People Museum (Owner of Lucanian Portrait).
    • Mirror-view signature (written from right to left) „PINXIT MEA“ on the other side of the wood panel.

 

Picture: Carstino Delmonte/ Touristikpresse.net

 


Adresse
For further information, please contact:
Janis Vanags, Vice President Corporate Communications
A/S Air Baltic Corporation
RIGA International Airport
LV-1053 Riga, Latvia
Tel. (+371) 6720 7726







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