Skip to main content

Who was Leonardo da Vinci? Why did he paint The Virgin of the Rocks, and what does it reveal about his revolutionary techniques? 

Find out in our 30-second introductions:

Film 1

1 video

Leonardo's masterpiece: a 30 second introduction

1
0:31

Film 2

1 video

Life in the time of Leonardo: a 30-second introduction

1
0:26

Film 3

1 video

Leonardo the Renaissance man: a 30-second introduction

1
0:30

Film 4

1 video

Leonardo's techniques: a 30 second introduction

1
0:30
Be the first to hear our latest stories
From peeks behind the scenes to in-depth looks at the nation's favourite paintings
Sign up

You might also like...

15 years after discovering a hidden drawing beneath Leonardo’s Virgin of the Rocks, we uncover more of the mystery
What you need to know about one of Leonardo’s most famous paintings
How would Leonardo’s Virgin of the Rocks have looked in its original setting?
X
/
Y