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📅 Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Southampton City Art Gallery | 1st February 2019 - 6th May 2019
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Admission Type: Free
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing
1 February – 6 May
This year sees the five hundredth anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, one of the greatest artists and scientists the world has known. To mark this anniversary, Royal Collection Trust has collaborated with twelve museums and galleries to stage simultaneous exhibitions of Leonardo’s drawings across the United Kingdom, in an initiative designed to give the widest-ever UK audience the opportunity to see the work of this extraordinary artist.
Leonardo was perhaps unique in the range of his achievements, and drawing lay at the heart of his creativity. He drew to prepare his artistic projects, to record the world around him, to pursue his scientific speculations, and to make visible the workings of his imagination.
This display will feature twelve drawings which reflect the full range of Leonardo’s practice including anatomy, botany, engineering, and cartography.
This exhibition will be accompanied by a series of special events including talks, tours and art workshops. 
Free Admission To All Exhibitions
Opening Times
Mon to Fri: 10am-3pm
Sat: 10am – 5pm,
Sun: Closed,
Bank Holiday Mon: 10am-3pm

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Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

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