A skull sectioned
The Royal Collection © 2008,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RL 19058r

A skull sectioned

1489

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Probably acquired by Charles II, Royal Collection by 1690

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In this drawing (on a sheet with another drawing of a sectioned skull on the reverse), Leonardo attempted to locate the senso comune, the point in the brain where all the sensory nerves converged… More