Special preview: 500 years of Leonardo da Vinci: Sketches & portrait to go on show for first time

author_img Published :  02nd May 2019 10:37 PM   |   Published :   |  02nd May 2019 10:37 PM
This undated handout from The Royal Collection Trust shows a foetus in the womb by Leonardo da Vinci, as part of the Royal Collection, at Windsor Castle in Windsor. (The Royal Collection Trust via AP)
This undated handout from The Royal Collection Trust shows a foetus in the womb by Leonardo da Vinci, as part of the Royal Collection, at Windsor Castle in Windsor. (The Royal Collection Trust via AP)
This undated handout from The Royal Collection Trust shows a foetus in the womb by Leonardo da Vinci, as part of the Royal Collection, at Windsor Castle in Windsor. (The Royal Collection Trust via AP)
This undated handout from The Royal Collection Trust shows a foetus in the womb by Leonardo da Vinci, as part of the Royal Collection, at Windsor Castle in Windsor. (The Royal Collection Trust via AP)
Martin Clayton, Head of prints and drawings at the Royal Collection Trust, reveals the drawing that has been confirmed as a portrait of Leonardo Da Vinci. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
Martin Clayton, Head of prints and drawings at the Royal Collection Trust, reveals the drawing that has been confirmed as a portrait of Leonardo Da Vinci. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
The sketch will go on public display for the first time in Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace in London, from May 24 to Oct. 13. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
The sketch will go on public display for the first time in Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace in London, from May 24 to Oct. 13. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
The drawing, confirmed as a portrait of Leonardo Da Vinci, forms part of the Royal Collection, at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
The drawing, confirmed as a portrait of Leonardo Da Vinci, forms part of the Royal Collection, at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
The sketch will go on public display for the first time in Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace in London, from May 24 to Oct. 13. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
The sketch will go on public display for the first time in Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace in London, from May 24 to Oct. 13. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
This undated handout from The Royal Collection Trust shows studies of hands for the Adoration of the Magi, by Leonardo da Vinci, seen under ultraviolet light. (The Royal Collection Trust via AP)
This undated handout from The Royal Collection Trust shows studies of hands for the Adoration of the Magi, by Leonardo da Vinci, seen under ultraviolet light. (The Royal Collection Trust via AP)
The sketch will go on public display for the first time in Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace in London, from May 24 to Oct. 13. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
The sketch will go on public display for the first time in Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace in London, from May 24 to Oct. 13. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)

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