Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519)
A map of the Valdichiana c.1503-4
Pen and ink, watercolour and bodycolour over black chalk | 33.8 x 48.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 912278
Recto: a drawing of a map showing Arezzo, Borgho san Sepolcro, Chiusi and Siena. Verso: a profile facing left (studio work).
ProvenanceBequeathed 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
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