Principal organs and vessels of a woman

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Title

Principal organs and vessels of a woman
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Subject

scientific or medical; anatomical study; dissection; anatomy

Description

In his scientific and technical drawing Leonardo experimented with many of the illustrative techniques used in later textbooks, including various forms of solid section, transparency of overlying parts and exploded diagrams of components. He pushed the descriptive potential of static drawing on a flat surface towards its ultimate limits.

Creator

Leonardo da Vinci (Italian artist, 1452-1519)

Source

Description: Grove Art Online; http://www.oxfordartonline.com/

Date

ca. 1508-1510 (creation)

Contributor

Fredlund, William

Rights

William Fredlund

Format

Black chalk, red chalk, pen and ink, brush and ink, yellow wash, the outlines pricked, on washed buff paper
47.6 cm (height) x 33.2 cm (width)

Type

drawing (visual work)

Identifier

leon105.jpg

Coverage

Windsor Castle (Windsor, England, United Kingdom) RL 12281; Royal Library. Bequeathed to Francesco Melzi; probably acquired by Charles II; in the Royal Collection by 1690.
Renaissance

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Citation

Leonardo da Vinci (Italian artist, 1452-1519), “Principal organs and vessels of a woman,” Institute Images Online, accessed December 16, 2018, http://westerncivart.com/items/show/2947.

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