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Two horsemen

Leonardo da Vinci (draughtsman)

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Two horsemen


Leonardo da Vinci (draughtsman) [ULAN info: 1452-02.V.1519; Architect, Author, Engineer, Painter, Sculptor, Italia]







Technique Description

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


height: 143 mm
width: 128 mm


after 1481


bequeathed: Clarke, Louis Colville Gray 1961 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

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 Agnew for Charles B.O. Clarke, by whom bequeathed in 1935 to Grace Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke, LL.D, by 1952

Bequeathed 1960.

Standard print ref/s


  1. Moller, E. [Unknown; Burlington Magazine; XLVII; Moller],
    Source title: Burlington Magazine (1925)
    [comments: Facing p. 275.]
  2. (1926-1952) Disegni di Leonardo da Vinci, Rome
    [comments: No.159.]
  3. Bodmer, H. (1931) Leonardo da Vinci, Stuttgart [page: 48]
    Source title: Klassiker der Kunst (
  4. Berenson, Bernard (1938) Drawings of the Florentine Painters, Chicago: University of Chicago Press [page: 115]
    [comments: 1044 D.]
  5. Popham, Arthur Ewart (1946) The Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci, London? [page: 72]
    [comments: No. 65, pl. 65.]
  6. Clarke, Kenneth (1952) Leonardo da Vinci: an account of his development as an artist, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 29]
    [comments: Pl .13.]
  7. Winzinger, Franz 'Dürer und Leonardo', [page: 4]
    Source title: Pantheon (1970)
    [comments: Fig.1.]
  8. Pedretti, Carlo 'Reconstruction of a Leonardo Drawing', : Master Drawings Association, Inc. [page: 152]
    Source title: Master Drawings (1978)
    [comments: Reproduced.]


metal points (medium)
brown ink (medium)
pink wash (medium)
prepared paper (support)

Accession Number

PD.121-1961 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 7505; Input Date: 2000-06-15 / Last Edit: 2011-04-08)

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

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