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Title:

Two horsemen

Maker:

Leonardo da Vinci; Italian artist, architect, designer, theorist, engineer and scientist, 1452-1519

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

after 1481

School/Style:

Italian

Technique:

drawing

Material(s):

metalpoint; medium
brown ink; medium
pink wash; medium
prepared paper; support; the sheet cut from a larger one; the upper corners cut diagonally

Technique
Description:

metalpoint, reinforced with pen and brown ink, on a pinkish prepared surface

Dimension(s):

height, 143, mm
width, 128, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1961; Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Provenance:

Sir Peter Lely (Lugt 2092); Jonathan Richardson Sr (Lugt 2183); George Hibbert; the Hon. A. Holland-Hibbert, his sale, Sotheby's, 29 June 1926, lot 17; bought by Thomas Agnew & Sons for Charles B.O. Clarke, by whom bequeathed in 1935 to Grace Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke, LLD, by 1952

Acquisition Credit:

Bequeathed by Louis C.G. Clarke 1960, received 1961

Alternative
Number(s):

Lugt; 2092
Lugt; 2183

Exhibition(s):

Documentation:

, Commisione Vinciana1926-1952. Disegni di Leonardo da Vinci.Rome:
No.159.

Berenson, Bernard. 1938. Drawings of the Florentine Painters.Chicago: University of Chicago Pressp. 115
1044 D.

Popham, Arthur Ewart. 1946. The Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci.London?: p. 72
No. 65, pl. 65.

1957. Leonardo da Vinci.London?: Cresset Pressp. 48

Clarke, Kenneth. 1952. Leonardo da Vinci: an account of his development as an artist.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 29
Pl .13.

Moller, E.. [Unknown; Burlington Magazine; XLVII; Moller].
Source Title: Burlington Magazine XLVII (1925)

Facing p. 275.

Winzinger, Franz. 'Dürer und Leonardo'.
Source Title: Pantheon(1970)
p. 4
Fig.1.

Pedretti, Carlo. 'Reconstruction of a Leonardo Drawing'. Master Drawings Association, Inc.
Source Title: Master Drawings 16 2 (1978)
p. 152
Reproduced.

Related Object:

PD.44-1999; A rider on a rearing horse

Accession:

Object Number: PD.121-1961
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 7505; input: 2000-06-15; modified: 2019-08-13)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/7505





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