By The Nation
The art will be on show in The Library from December 2 to 14, with the official opening night on December 3 featuring a museum copy of Da Vinci’s Codex Leicester. The original piece was purchased by Bill Gates in 1994 for $30 million and is regarded as a testimony to da Vinci’s extraordinary working process. The Codex Leicester focuses on da Vinci's thoughts relating to water, tides, eddies and dams, and the relationship between the moon, the earth, and the sun. It is one of his 30 scientific journals and considered the most important.
All material in the exhibition are rare museum copies, limited editions, authorised and certified by the Commissione Vinciana International Board of Studies of Leonardo da Vinci under the patronage of the President of the Italian Republic.
Guests at the opening night will enjoy canapés prepared by Executive Chef Gaetano Palumbo.
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