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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Recto: Sketches of the intestines, scapels and hooks for dissection, and notes. Verso: Miscellaneous notes and anatomical sketches

Overview

Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) (artist)
Creation Date: 
c.1508-10
Materials: 
Recto: Pen and ink and black chalk. Verso: Pen and ink
Dimensions: 
32.0 x 22.1 cm
RCIN 
919070
Reference(s): 
RL 19070
K&P 113
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 man rising from the ground; the intestines & vessels incl. portal veins; drawings of scalpels and hooks for dissection; an eye; notes on the constitution of man & on rising from the ground. Verso: The skull, nervous system & vessels, especially with relation to the eyes; diagrams of maternal & foetal blood vessels; many notes

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours