Click image to zoom

Click image to zoom

Download this image
Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

A bear's foot

Overview

Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) (artist)
Creation Date: 
c.1488-90
Materials: 
Metalpoint with pen and ink and white heightening, on blue-grey prepared paper
Dimensions: 
14.1 x 18.1 cm
RCIN 
912374
Reference(s): 
K&P 14
RL 12374
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:

A study of the dissection of the leg and foot of a bear, viewed in profile to the right. In the top left corner there is another slight sketch of a dissected foot.

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours