Britain’s Collection of Da Vinci Drawings Owned by the Monarchy

August 5th, 2013

A da Vinci drawing, via the GuardianThe recent exhibition of drawings by Leonardo da Vinci at Hollyroodhouse in Edinburgh has underlined the works’ ownership by the Royal Family, keeping them out of public ownership and exhibition in some of Britain’s largest museums.  Despite the availability of the works for viewing at the current time, The Guardian points out that the current ownership status of the works occasionally places them into competition with larger retrospectives, with the broader public often missing out.

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