Left: Madonna with the Laughing Child (c. 1472), attrib. Leonardo da Vinci. Photo: © Victorian and Albert Museum, London. Right: Bust of a Lady (Lady with Flowers) (c. 1475), Andrea del Verrocchio. Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence. Photo: Giovanni Martellucci

Andrea del Verrocchio steps out of the shadow of his star pupil

The Florentine master, who took Leonardo as an apprentice, was perhaps the most influential artist of his day

3 May 2019