Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing at the Walker Art Gallery | Review

2019 marks five hundred years since the death of Leonardo da Vinci, the Italian Renaissance artist responsible for masterpieces such as the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. To commemorate the anniversary of his death, the Walker Art Gallery is one of twelve galleries in the UK taking part in Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing, a nationwide event displaying Da Vinci’s drawings. The exhibition covers a number of Leonardo’s subjects, from animals (Studies of a Horse) and portraiture (The Head of Leda) to studies of plants (Sprigs of Oak and Dyer’s Greenweed) and fabrics (The Drapery of...

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