The Leonardo exhibition is according to the National Gallery's information, the most complete display of Leonardo's rare paintings ever held.
The drawings are exquisite and the paintings breathtakingly beautiful; a particular coup was the chance to see the Louvre and the National Gallery versions of The Virgin on the Rocks together for the very first time.
Three favourite images from the exhibition were:
The advance tickets for the exhibition have sold out, but a limited number of tickets are available to buy in person on each day of the exhibition from 10am.
The rest of the National Gallery was quiet compared to the Leonardo exhibition, I particularly liked this van Gogh painting:
A quite different exhibition at the Redfern Gallery, 20, Cork Street is also well worth visiting. The gallery is holding an exhibition of Kurt Jackson's latest work featuring paintings capturing the Cornish landscape. They are very desirable paintings, I would love to own one.