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Recto: The brachial plexus, and the umbilical vessels. Verso: The brachial plexus

Overview

Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) (artist)
Creation Date: 
c.1508
Materials: 
Pen and ink over traces of black chalk
Dimensions: 
19.3 x 13.8 cm
RCIN 
919021
Reference(s): 
RL 19021
K&P 62
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: a study of the cervical vertebrae, with the clavicle; three diagrammatic drawings of the umbilical blood vessels with notes on the drawings. Verso: the brachial plexus; two schematised drawings of the junction of the skull and spinal column; notes on the drawings.

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours