Leonardo da Vinci and the idea of beauty

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Date: Saturday, February 21, 2015 - Sunday, April 05, 2015

Venue: Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, VA

Organized by: Muscarelle Museum of Art

Organized by the Muscarelle Museum of Art, this unprecedented selection of more than twenty-five masterpiece drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo from Italian museums is the first exhibition to explore Leonardo's philosophy of beauty as contrasted with his rival Michelangelo. Also featured will be Leonardo's renowned Codex on the Flight of Birds, containing a hidden self-portrait at age fifty-three, which has never previously been exhibited.

Image: Leonardo da Vinci/Study for the Head of an Angel/Metalpoint heightened with white. Bibioteca Reale, Turin, Inv. 15572


Source: IIC Washington, DC

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