The drawings of Leonardo da Vinci in Boston
ARTinvestment.RU   14 апреля 2015

Wednesday April 15 at the Boston Museum of fine arts opens the exhibition "Leonardo and the idea of beauty", which features 11 original drawings of the Italian masters collections

Wednesday April 15 at the Boston Museum of fine arts opens the exhibition "Leonardo and the idea of beauty", which will be presented unexpectedly large number of genuine graphic works of Italian masters. Viewers will see the 11 original drawings by Leonardo da Vinci Italian collections. The organizers believe that the exhibition it was intimate and very personal. In the drawings of Leonardo fully revealed his creative genius and intellect, his achievements in science and art. Da Vinci did scientific drawings, caricatures and portraits of the world's finest men and women. Among the most significant works in the exhibition — a sketch of the head of a young girl (angel head for the painting "the virgin of the rocks") from the collection of the Royal library in Turin, is an art historian Kenneth Clark called the most beautiful in [email protected]

the exhibition includes rarely on display "Codex on the flight of birds" (about 1505, the Royal library, Turin), containing descriptions of the flight of birds and the technology of the flying machines of Leonardo. On one of the pages of the code was recently discovered a faded portrait of a man sanguine, which is considered a self-portrait [email protected]

in Addition to the works which are uniquely attributed to Leonardo da Vinci, the exhibition also presents 19 of graphic works, which are considered works of Leonardo in collaboration with his students, and the work of his followers (leonardesque). For further comparison in the exposition of the Boston Museum are eight figures [email protected]

the Works for the exhibition were provided by the Florentine Uffizi Gallery, the Royal library of Turin, the Museum of the Casa Buonarroti (Casa Buonarroti, Florence Museum dedicated to Michelangelo and other Italian [email protected]


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