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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Recto: The uterus of a gravid cow. Verso: The anatomy of the mouth

Overview

Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) (artist)
Creation Date: 
c.1508
Materials: 
Pen and ink over traces of black chalk
Dimensions: 
19.2 x 14.2 cm
RCIN 
919055
Reference(s): 
K&P 52
RL 19055
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: Studies of the pregnant uterus of a cow; notes on the drawings. Verso: 9 studies of the mouth and movement of lips; 1 small drawing of the uterus of the cow with foetus; notes on the muscles of the mouth

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours