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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Recto: The left ventricle and mitral valve. Verso: A sketch of a running figure (?)

Overview

Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) (artist)
Creation Date: 
c.1512-13
Materials: 
Pen and ink on blue paper
Dimensions: 
28.4 x 20.9 cm
RCIN 
919080
Reference(s): 
K&P 170
RL 19080
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: Studies, some architecturally stylized, of heart, probably ox, its valves, atria & ventricular orifices; notes on drawings. Verso: A human figure running to left

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours