The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt

13 July 2017–22 October 2018

Exhibition Overview

Hans Holbein the Younger, 'Sir John Godsalve', c.1532-4, Royal Collection Trust (c) Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.jpg

Hans Holbein the Younger, 'Sir John Godsalve', c.1532-4, Royal Collection Trust

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, and Rembrandt will be on display in a celebration of portrait drawing from life, during a time of extraordinary artistic ingenuity.

(Image © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II)

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