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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

A map of the Pontine marshes

Overview

Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) (artist)
Creation Date: 
1515
Materials: 
Pen and ink, wash, blue bodycolour, touches of red chalk, over black chalk and stylus
Dimensions: 
27.7 x 40.0 cm
RCIN 
912684
Reference(s): 
P(L) 452
RL 12684
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 bird's-eye view of the coast from Terracina northwards, showing the Via Appia and the Via Martino

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours