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Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

144 of Leonardo da Vinci’s greatest drawings in the Royal Collection are displayed in 12 simultaneous exhibitions across the UK to mark the 500th anniversary of his death.

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing features 12 drawings at each venue, all selected to reflect the full range of Leonardo's interests – painting, sculpture, architecture, music, anatomy, engineering, cartography, geology and botany.

In May over 200 drawings will go on display at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, and then the exhibition will move to The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse in November.

Our galleries

24 May - 13 October 2019

The Queen's Gallery, London

The largest exhibition of Leonardo's work in over 65 years

22 November 2019 - 15 March 2020

The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

The largest group of Leonardo's works ever shown in Scotland

Leonardo's life: