Leonardo da Vinci’s Drawing Materials

In this short film, conservator Alan Donnithorne explores the materials that Leonardo da Vinci used to produce his magnificent drawings. Using examples from the holdings of the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle, the film looks at how Leonardo achieved the full range of effects, tailoring his materials to particular types of drawing. Find out more about the nationwide events and exhibitions taking place to mark 500 years since Leonardo’s death: https://www.rct.uk/leonardo500


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