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The Science behind the Art - Leonardo da Vinci
Talk begins at 2pm
Guy Rooker Wednesday 03 April 2019

 Leonardo da Vinci believed that art was based on a scientific understanding of everything depicted and accurate representation depended on him getting under the skin and into the mind of his subjects.

A retired surgeon, who is our Speaker today, shares his life-long passion, fascination and amiration fofr the ground-breaking work of this Renaissance genius.

Our Speaker:  Guy comes from the world of science, and surgery in particular.  He describes himseslf as a retired surgeon with a passion for Leonardo da Vinci and acknowledges the contribution the artist has made to medical knowledge with his drawings of the human anatomy.