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Drawing in silver and gold at the British Museum!

Drawing in silver and gold: Leonardo to Jasper Johns
British Museum
(Must close 6 December 2015)

Explore the development of the artistic technique of metalpoint from the Renaissance to the present, and discover how the technical challenge of the medium has inspired generations of artists.

This exhibition is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see around 100 exceptional drawings created using the exquisite metalpoint technique. It features works by some of the greatest artists working from the late 14th century to the present including Rogier van der Weyden, Petrus Christus, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Albrecht Dürer, Hans Holbein the Elder, Lucas van Leyden, Rembrandt, Edward Burne-Jones, William Holman Hunt, Otto Dix, Jasper Johns and Bruce Nauman. Works drawn from the British Museum’s superb collection of metalpoint drawings sit alongside major loans from European and American museums as well as private collections, including four sheets by Leonardo da Vinci from the Royal Collection. 

Competition closing date

Thursday, 19 November 2015 - 11:59pm

Competition prize

For your chance to win 1 of 3 pairs of tickets to Drawing in silver and gold at the British Museum; simply answer the question below:-


Andrey Arzumanov, Tim Cauwood and Lynsie Lynn

Terms and conditions

Tickets are valid until 6 December 2015 and are subject to availability. They are not for resale and no cash alternative will be offered.

Albrecht Dürer, Dog resting, c. 1520, silverpoint over charcoal? on pale pink prepared paper, 128 x 180mm. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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