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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

The tendons of the lower leg and foot

Overview

Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) (artist)
Creation Date: 
c.1510-11
Materials: 
Pen and ink over traces of black chalk
Dimensions: 
39.0 x 26.5 cm
RCIN 
919016
Reference(s): 
RL 19016
K&P 150
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 large study of the left foot and leg from just above the knee, in profile to the left, showing the muscles of the calf and the tendons; a small sketch of a left arm and hand seen from in front, with notes on the drawings.

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours