A Leyden Take on Conversion

Last Spring, the museum De Lakenhal in Leiden hosted the exhibition Lucas van Leyden and the Renaissance, featuring prints, drawings and paintings by the Dutch engraver Van Leyden (1494-1533) and his colleagues, including Albrecht Dürer and Marcantonio Raimondi. In addition to showing the work of the leading Renaissance artist of the Northern Netherlands, the purpose of the display was to present it in the context of the art of his contemporaries. Continue reading