Louvre sends Leonardo to New Haven

  "The Annunciation'' (oil on panel, detail), circa 1475-79, by Leonardo da Vinci, in the show   "Discoveries at Verrocchio's Studio,''  to run through Oct. 7 at the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven. The painting is on loan from the Louvre.   The exhibition looks at the work known to have been created in the teaching studio of the sculptor, painter, and goldsmith  Andrea del Verrocchio  during  da Vinci's  early apprentice years.

"The Annunciation'' (oil on panel, detail), circa 1475-79, by Leonardo da Vinci, in the show "Discoveries at Verrocchio's Studio,''  to run through Oct. 7 at the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven. The painting is on loan from the Louvre. The exhibition looks at the work known to have been created in the teaching studio of the sculptor, painter, and goldsmith Andrea del Verrocchio during da Vinci's early apprentice years.

New Haven has great cultural riches, in visual, musical and literary  art,  most of them associated with Yale in varying degrees. It also has some of America's finest pizza, and a serious drug-overdose problem.