Leonardo and The Virgin of the Rocks
Thursday 8th March, 7.00 PM-9.00 PM
Godolphin & Latymer School, Hammersmith, London
Katy Blatt discusses her recently published book, ‘Leonardo da Vinci and The Virgin of the Rocks: One Painter, Two Virgins, Twenty-Five Years’ (Cambridge Scholars Publishing). Leonardo completed fewer than twenty paintings during his lifetime, yet he returned twice to the same mysterious subject: The Virgin of the Rocks. In this discussion, Katy will argue that this one commission holds the key to the most dramatic scientific, philosophical, and psychological transformations of Leonardo’s life.