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As this year marks the five hundredth anniversary of the death of renowned Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519), destinations around the world are holding special shows and events to celebrate his life’s work. The Louvre will open a new exhibition in October; the Parisian museum has the largest da Vinci collection and will display new scientific examinations of his work in this new exhibition. The Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace in London will also display two hundred da Vinci drawings from May 24 to October this year, along with a newly discovered portrait of the artist believed to be by one of his students. Museo Leonardiano in Vinci, Italy—da Vinci’s birthplace—exhibited his first known drawing, Landscape 8P, through May 26; it can now be seen at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence.
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