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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Recto: The cranium. Verso: Notes on topics to be investigated

Overview

Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) (artist)
Creation Date: 
1489
Materials: 
Pen and ink
Dimensions: 
18.8 x 13.9 cm
RCIN 
919059
Reference(s): 
K&P 40
RL 19059
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: Two drawings of the cranium showing the blood vessels of the face; a note in the middle concerning the veins of the face, also, various inscriptions. Verso: Page of notes treating of different subjects for consideration in anatomy & physiology

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours