Leonardo: Experience a Masterpiece Catalogue
Published to accompany the immersive exhibition at the National Gallery, London, 9 November 2019 '“ 12 January 2020
Marking the 500th anniversary of Leonardo's death, and accompanying an immersive digital exhibition Leonardo: Experience a Masterpiece focuses on one of the artist's most celebrated works. Curators, conservators and scientists at the National Gallery have combined their expertise in tracing the 25-year gestation of The Virgin of the Rocks, drawing on the latest scanning technology to explore beneath the surface of the picture, and presenting new insights into Leonardo's innovative approach. Richly illustrated with details of the painting, technical images, drawings and comparative works, this book introduces readers to one of the most extraordinary minds in human history.