5th Centennial of the Genius da Vinci
The collection look at Leonardo from a different point of view, allowing the observer to flow into a timeless dimension and become a witness of the life of the Great Genius, Leonardo da Vinci…
Gospel Book of the Duke of Angoulême
Charles Duke of Angoulême was the son of Francis I of France, the great King of the French Renaissance. Under his reign, and thanks to his patronage of arts, great artists such as Leonardo da Vinci had the chance to realise part of their artistic production….
Book of Hours of the Bishop Morgades
The original manuscript dates back to the early 1500s and it is a Book of Hours – a book used for the private daily prayer….
The Holy Face of Lucca
Reproduction of the manuscript kept at the most important library in the world, the Vatican Library….
The Montserrat Abbey, immersed in an atmosphere that takes us back of the 11th century, is home to three of the most important Books of Hours that can be found in Spain….
The Prophecies of the Sybils
The Sybils were soothsayer women of the ancient Greek and Roman world whose prophecies are believed to have predicted the coming of Christ….
The Codex on the Flight of Birds by Leonardo da Vinci
In the early 1500s, Leonardo was focused on the study of flight and the project of building a flying machine….
El Buscòn by Francisco de Quevedo
The work in prose is written around 1603 and published in 1626; it offers a direct and grotesque portrait of human misery….
Book of Hours of the Weaving Virgin
This codex, in a perfect state of conservation, is named after the miniature on folio 91, portraying the Virgin Mary while weaving….