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The Genius at War in the age of Leonardo, Michelangelo, Dürer at Pinacoteca Nazionale [Bologna]

Recto: plans of a castle, roughly drawn; four plots of ground showing numerous blocks of buildings, with the streets numbered; some notes. Verso: further notes. This is a preliminary study for the map of Imola, RL 12284.
Recto: Sketches of the street plan of Imola. Verso: Notes on mathematics ©

The Pinacoteca Nazionale in Bologna is examining the theme of the 'art of warfare' in the work of Leonardo, Michelangelo and Durer.  Two drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, both of which show preliminary designs for defensive buildings, are on loan from the Royal Collection until 7 January 2020.

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