Artist of the month Leonardo da Vinci (15.4.1452 – 2.5.1519)

The Quintessential Renaissance man Painter, scientist, architect, astronomer, historian, musician, military engineer, inventor, mathematician, writer, antiques appraiser, mapmaker, 15th century animal rights activist, a lover of nature and vegetarian. Tall, handsome and quite the dandy dresser. What a catalogue of accomplishments. Leonardo was a universal genius, his scientific mind a marvel, how could a person in the 15th century be so enlightened by such futuristic engineering and thought? His study of the anatomy is equivalent to a modern day x-ray. This year celebrates the 500th anniversary of his death yet to this day we are still finding out about Leonardo. His ability to draw with

April Newsletter

Here’s a sneaky peak into what you may see at our pop up exhibition in London – dates and address for the show coming soon. I have been working on Rembrandt, Leonardo da Vinci, Caravaggio, Van Eyck, Picasso and Modigliani to name but a few and for the first time in history they’ll be brought together in one room, their artistic genius, their diverse styles, their passion for their art proudly on display. Speaking of Van Gogh, I’ve been lucky enough to visit the Van Gogh and Britain exhibition at the Tate Britain, which I highly recommend. Also recommended is the film At Eternity’s Gate, which takes a look at the life of the painter during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, Franc

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