A study for an equestrian monument
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RL 12358r

A study for an equestrian monument

c.1485-90

Leonardo da Vinci

Probably acquired by Charles II; Royal Collection by 1690

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In the mid-1480s Ludovico Sforza engaged Leonardo to execute a huge bronze equestrian monument, perhaps three times life size, to his father, Francesco (1401-66). More