The collection presents the Da Vincian drawings conserved in the Gallerie dell'Accademia in Venice. This prestigious series of plates, creating an immediate visual impact, is an inspiring synthesis of the multifaceted aspects of Leonardo's artistic and scientific works viewed in both their theoretical and practical applications. The variety of themes and techniques expresses all the graphic splendor of the works by Leonardo – such as the renowned Vitruvian Man – and that of his best pupils.
We have 2 facsimiles of the manuscript "Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and His Circle - Gallerie dell'Accademia (Collection)":
- Disegni di Leonardo e della sua cerchia alle Gallerie dell'Accademia di Venezia facsimile edition published by Electa, 1980
- I disegni di Leonardo da Vinci e della sua cerchia - Gallerie dell’Accademia di Venezia facsimile edition published by Giunti Editore, 2003