129 recto – by Leonardo da Vinci

$4,000

Limited Edition Lithograph from The Queen’s Collection at Windsor Castle

23 x 27 in. (framed)

Description

Six studies of the hind-quarters, in profile, of a horse in various poses.
The drawing may have as its basis studies by Leonardo, but in the form in which we now see it all the work appears to be by Melzi.

Provenance

Bequeathed 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.

Additional information

Weight 8 lbs
Dimensions 28 x 32 x 5 in