The Encounter – Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt

At the National Portrait Gallery Until Sunday 22 October, 2017

This is an INCREDIBLE exhibition of some of the most delicate portraits ever created.

Drawn from the holdings of British collections, exquisite observational drawings by artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Holbein, and Rembrandt will be on display in a celebration of portrait drawing from life, during a time of extraordinary artistic ingenuity.

I suggest you go more than once, to really appreciate the beauty.

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The National Portrait Gallery is an art gallery in London housing a collection of portraits of historically important and famous British people. It was the first portrait gallery in the world when it opened in 1856.


Monday: 10am – 6pm

Tuesday: 10am– 6 pm

Wednesday: 10am– 6 pm

Thursday: 10am– 9 pm (LATE NIGHT)

Friday: 10am – 9 pm (LATE NIGHT)

Saturday: 10am– 6 pm

Sunday: 10am– 6 pm

Adult (£8.00) Senior (£6.50) Child 12-18yr (£6.50) Student (£5.50)