Leonardo da Vinci, A standing masquerader, c.1517-18

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Lecture / talk

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

    The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

    The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
    The Queen's Gallery London SW1A 1AA GB
  • Thursday, 21 Feb 2013

  • 12:00 and 15:00

  • Adults

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.