Leonardo's Library: Exhibit at Pratt Library to Feature The World of Leonardo da Vinci Through Books

September 15, 2005
Through a partnership between the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Enoch Pratt Free Library, this exhibit explores the world of the famed artist, inventor, architect and scientist through books.
WHAT: Leonardo's Library: The World of Leonardo da Vinci Through Books Made possible through a partnership between the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Enoch Pratt Free Library, this exhibit explores the world of the famed artist, inventor, architect and scientist through books. Books about da Vinci, by da Vinci and from da Vinci's era are featured in stations throughout the library. Highlights include rare, high-resolution facsimiles of Leonardo's original writings, original 15th century works that may have been read by the artist, spectacular drawings of the human body, fine art books featuring da Vinci's work and copies of Leonardo's workbooks.
WHEN: Opening Lecture - October 6th, 7pm (free of charge)

On Display - October 6th through October 31st, 2005

WHERE: The Enoch Pratt Free Library 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore
WHO: Dr. Jonathan Pevsner, noted da Vinci expert and a neurologist at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, is the curator of the exhibit. Dr. Pevsner has lectured on da Vinci at the Getty Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Walters Art Museum and will give a public lecture to open the exhibit.

For more information on the lecture series please visit www.davinciandthebrain.org.

ADMISSION: Free during library hours, call 410-396-5430
MEDIA CONTACT: Susan Goodell/ Caitlin McIntyre 410-243-3790