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Drawing
  • Drawing
    da Vinci, Leonardo, born 1452 - died 1519
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    da Vinci, Leonardo, born 1452 - died 1519 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and bistre

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.180

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 14

Physical description

Horse's head, in profile, to the left; Pen and bistre.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, drawn)

Artist/maker

da Vinci, Leonardo, born 1452 - died 1519 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and bistre

Dimensions

Height: 4.2 in, Width: 3.2 in

Descriptive line

Horse's head, in profile, to the left; Pen and bistre; Previously ascribed to Leonardo da Vinci, but merely a copy.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.
Ward-Jackson, Peter, Italian Drawings Volume I. 14th-16th century, London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1979, p. 212.

The text is as follows:

LOMBARDY: mid 16th century

465

Study of a horse’s head
Pen and ink
3 x 3 (76 x 76) Dyce 180

PROVENANCE Dyce Bequest 1869

LITERATURE Dyce Catalogue no 180

By the same hand as no. 464.

Production Note

Ascribed to Leonardo da Vinci, but merely a copy.

Materials

Pen; Bistre

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Horse

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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