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Leonardo the Artist-Scientist and His Notebooks
Carmen C. Bambach
Leonardo da Vinci (1552—1519) has been especially popularized as the universal genius of the Renaissance for his activity as artist and scientist. Carmen C. Bambach, Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will attempt to explain some of Leonardo's methods and innovations, based on an examination of his extant notebooks and practices, and how he was perceived historically. This lecture is co-organized by the Morgan Drawing Institute.
Thursday, December 19, 2013, 6:30 p.m.*
Tickets: $15; $10 for Members; Free for students and teachers with valid ID.
*The exhibition Leonardo da Vinci: Treasures from the Biblioteca Reale, Turin, will be open at 5:30 p.m. especially for lecture attendees.
Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.