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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Recto: The movement of the heart. Verso: Notes on the movement of the diaphragm and the stomach, with diagrams

Overview

Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) (artist)
Creation Date: 
c.1511-12
Materials: 
Pen and ink
Dimensions: 
29.1 x 21.1 cm
RCIN 
919065
Reference(s): 
K&P 158
RL 19065
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: 3 small diagrams showing heart-beat & changes in the position of a pig's heart on wounding & after death from a wound; accompanying notes. Verso: Diagram of under-surface of diaphragm & of respiratory changes in shape of abdominal cavity; the oesophagus, stomach & duodenum; notes on the action of the diaphragm and the stomach

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours