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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Recto: The nerve pathways to the brain. Verso: Notes on weight and statics, with diagrams

Overview

Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) (artist)
Creation Date: 
c.1509-10
Materials: 
Recto: Pen and ink over traces of black chalk. Verso: Pen and ink
Dimensions: 
29.0 x 21.4 cm
RCIN 
912602
Reference(s): 
K&P 103
RL 12602
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: three sections of the head, showing the eyes and brain with relevant nerves and arteries. Verso: various notes and diagrams on weight.

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours