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10-Minute Talk: Cellini’s bronze satyr and Leonardo’s costume design

Leonardo da Vinci, A standing masquerader, c.1517-18
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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA
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London Victoria.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

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Victoria, Green Park, St. James's Park and Hyde Park Corner.  For further information visit the Transport for London website.

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Bus numbers 11, 211, C1 and C10 stop on Buckingham Palace Road.  Victoria Coach Station is a 10-minute walk from the Palace.  For further information visit the Transport for London website.

  • The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
  • Thursday, 21 Feb 2013
  • 12:00 and 15:00

The French king Francis I attracted prestigious Italian artists to his court including artist and draughtsman Leonardo da Vinci and the sculptor Benvenuto Cellini. This talk from Lauren Porter, Print Room Assistant, will look at a costume design by Leonardo and a bronze satyr by Cellini and consider why they were created and what they reveal about the patronage of Francis I.

10-Minute Talks are free with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass.

Relates to The Northern Renaissance exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, London, 2012-2013.