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10-Minute Talk: Anatomy raised to a work of art

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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
  • Friday, 1 Jun 2012
  • 12:00 and 15:00

Speaker: Jennifer Scott, Curator of Paintings

Among his earliest anatomical drawings, The Skull Sectioned is one of Leonardo’s most compelling anatomical studies. It was strictly anatomical in intention, yet, as this short talk reveals, its extraordinary delicacy of observation means it is now also considered a work of art.

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

Related to the Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomist exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, London, 2012

In collaboration with Wellcome Collection.