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Stolen Painting by Leonardo Goes Back on View at the National Galleries in Scotland

EDINBURGH.- The National Gallery of Scotland announced that the painting, “The Madonna of the Yarnwinder” by Leonardo da Vinci will go on display in the Gallery from today. In 2003 it was stolen from Drumlanrig Castle, the Dumfriesshire home of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry. The painting was recovered in 2007. “The Madonna of the Yarnwinder” is the only painting by Leonardo da Vinci in Scotland and is on loan to the Gallery from the Duke and the Trustees of the Buccleuch Heritage Trust. In this pioneering and influential composition, an unusually large Christ Child is shown perched on a