The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt
13 July - 22 October 2017
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Young Woman in a French Hood, possibly Mary Zouch by Hans Holbein the Younger c.1533 Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017
Giulio Pedrizzano, The Lutenist Mascheroni by Annibale Carracci c.1593-4 Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017
The creative encounter between individual artists and sitters is explored in this major exhibition featuring portrait drawings by some of the outstanding masters of the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Drawn from the holdings of British collections, exquisite observational drawings by artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Holbein, Rubens and Rembrandt will be on display in a celebration of portrait drawing from life, during a time of extraordinary artistic ingenuity.
Supported by The Tavolozza Foundation