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

Recto: Pen and ink and black chalk. Verso: Pen and ink | RCIN 919070

  • 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

    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
  • Medium & Techniques

    Recto: Pen and ink and black chalk. Verso: Pen and ink

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