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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Recto: The atria and ventricles of the heart. Verso: Notes on the ventricles of the heart

Overview

Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) (artist)
Creation Date: 
c.1511-12
Materials: 
Pen and ink
Dimensions: 
28.8 x 21.5 cm
RCIN 
919062
Reference(s): 
K&P 155
RL 19062
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 daigram of the atria & venticles of the heart, based on Galen; notes on the ventricles of the heart. Verso: A small diagram of a hemisection of the heart; notes on the properties of the blood in the heart & function of the upper & lower R ventricle

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours