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What’s the recipe for a Leonardo da Vinci drawing? Ten Drawings from the Royal Collection

How did Leonardo da Vinci go about creating the exceptional drawings currently on show at the Laing Art Gallery, lent from the Royal Collection? One of Leonardo’s main drawing materials was ink, used with a quill pen. The fluidity of… Read more

Ten Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, star of the Renaissance, at the Laing Art Gallery

Leonardo da Vinci was a handsome man – the early accounts all comment on his good looks. He was also amazingly talented – only Michelangelo challenged him for supremacy in painting and drawing. In addition to his artistic achievements, Leonardo… Read more