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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Recto: The gastrointestinal tract, and the bladder. Verso: The gastrointestinal tract

Overview

Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) (artist)
Creation Date: 
c.1508
Materials: 
Recto: Pen and ink over traces of black chalk. Verso: Pen and ink over black chalk
Dimensions: 
19.2 x 13.8 cm
RCIN 
919031
Reference(s): 
K&P 73
RL 19031
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 drawing showing the alimentary tract and kidneys; the ureter; drawings showing the position of the urinary system in various positions of the subject; notes on the drawings. Verso: a drawing showing the arrangement of the intestines within the abdomen; the liver, stomach and spleen; the appendix, caecum and ileocolic junction; notes on the intestines and liver.

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours