Unseen Da Vinci works go on showBreaking News
Both are being displayed at Ancona's Mole Vanvitelliana museum.
The semi-naked painting of Mary Magdalene - on a wooden panel - has fascinated critics and has only recently been discovered and authenticated, says the BBC's Rome correspondent, David Willey.
Previously attributed to Da Vinci's pupil Giampietrino it has been in private collections for nearly all its recorded history in the past 100 years.
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