Tuesday 18 September 2012

Diamonds at Buckingham Palace
The Royal Collection - Royal Palaces, Residences and Art Collection
Autumn 2012

Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration
Last chance to see Diamonds
The Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace ends on 7 October. Don't miss your chance to visit this year's special exhibition, Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration. Discover the many ways in which diamonds have been used and worn by monarchs over the last 200 years in this display of over 10,000 dazzling stones.
Leonardo: Anatomist
Leonardo lecture programme
Learn more about Leonardo da Vinci with our two forthcoming lectures: Drawing: A Tool for Understanding and Learning on 19 September and Reflections on the Exhibition: What we still don't know about Leonardo the anatomist on 5 October.
A Conversation on Creative Anatomy
A Conversation on Creative Anatomy
On 21 September Michael Farthing, Professor of Medicine and Vice Chancellor of the University of Sussex, and Stephen Farthing RA, artist and Professor of Drawing at the University of the Arts, debate whether Leonardo's anatomical drawings are the earliest expression of the meeting of science and art.
The Northern Renaissance: Durer to Holbein
The Northern Renaissance
The Northern Renaissance: Dürer to Holbeinopens at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace on 2 November. It brings together works by the greatest artists of northern Europe in the 15th and 16th centuries, including Lucas Cranach, Jan Gossaert and Quinten Massys.
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The Pink Flower Brooch
Flower brooch
This beautiful brooch, made with Swarovski crystals set in white gold-plated metal, is inspired by the Williamson Diamond Brooch, often worn by The Queen and on display in theDiamonds exhibition at Buckingham Palace.
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We have ten copies of the book The Northern Renaissance: Dürer to Holbein to give away. To win a copy, please name three artists whose work appears inThe Northern Renaissance exhibition.

Send your answer to newsletter@royalcollection.org.ukby 12:00 (UK time) on 24 September. The first ten correct entrants will be notified by 28 September.