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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Recto: The right ventricle and the valves of the heart. Verso: The ventricles, valves and papillary muscles

Overview

Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) (artist)
Creation Date: 
c. 1511-13
Materials: 
Pen and ink
Dimensions: 
22.1 x 31.2 cm
RCIN 
919118
Reference(s): 
K&P 116
RL 19118
RL 19119
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 pulmonary valves of the heart; coronary vessels seen from apex of heart. Verso: 5 studies of the ventricle of the heart, seen from the side & from underneath; 2 skeletal studies of the R arm, demonstrating pronation & supination; notes. ( This & 919119 form one sheet)

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours