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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

The cardiovascular system and principal organs of a woman

Overview

Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) (artist)
Creation Date: 
c.1509-10
Materials: 
Black and red chalk, ink, yellow wash, finely pricked through
Dimensions: 
47.6 x 33.2 cm
RCIN 
912281
Reference(s): 
K&P 122
RL 12281
Acquirer: Charles II, King of Great Britain (1630-85)
Provenance: 
Bequeathed to Francesco Melzi; from whose heirs purchased by Pompeo Leoni, c.1582-90; Thomas Howard, 2nd Earl of Arundel, by 1630; Probably acquired by Charles II; Royal Collection by 1690
Description:

Recto: an anatomical study of the principal organs and the arterial system of a female torso, pricked for transfer. Verso: blank, apart from pin holes.

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours