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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

The aortic valve

Overview

Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) (artist)
Creation Date: 
c.1512-13
Materials: 
Pen and ink on blue paper
Dimensions: 
28.3 x 20.4 cm
RCIN 
919082
Reference(s): 
K&P 171
RL 19082
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: notes on the valves of the heart & flow of blood within it, with illustrative drawings; a drawing of a mould for the making of a glass model of the pulmonary or aortic valves

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours