A Young Girl in Profile in Renaissance Dress. For centuries, people thought this painting was the work of a 19th century German artist imitating the renaissance style. Then, in 2009, a fingerprint was discovered on the upper left-hand corner of the painting that is believed to be Leonardo da Vinci's. If this really is one of his paintings - and it looks like it is - it will be the first new Da Vinci work discovered in a century. It amazes me when art and science collide like this.
Also called brodoni. They were large, decorative puffs in the upper part of the sleeve (Landini 2005: 249). The wide sleeves of the 1510's started to narrow in the bottom and become wider at the top. In the 1530's they became gathered, and eventually also smaller, ending in decorative shoulder rolls in the 1550's. This fashion stayed until the end of the century.