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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Recto: The heart, bronchi and bronchial vessels. Verso: A sketch of the heart and great vessels

Overview

Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) (artist)
Creation Date: 
c.1511-13
Materials: 
Recto: Pen and ink on blue paper. Verso: Black chalk on blue paper
Dimensions: 
28.8 x 20.3 cm
RCIN 
919071
Reference(s): 
K&P 162
RL 19071
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: Drawing of a bovine heart, great vessels & bronchial tree. Details of trachea & effects of respiration on it; numerous notes on the action of the heart. Verso: Sketch of human heart & main vessels

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours