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f. 156v, displayed as an open bifolium with f. 155: text page. from BL Arundel 263

Palaeontological observations; notes on the 'heart and soul', Man as 'model of the world', and generative processes of nature. Image taken from f. 156v of Notebook ('The Codex Arundel'). Written in Italian.

f. 155, displayed as an open bifolium with f. 156v: text page from BL Arundel 263

The Allegory of the Cave. Image taken from f. 155 of Notebook ('The Codex Arundel'). Written in Italian.

Compositional Sketches for the Virgin Adoring the Christ Child, with and without the Infant St. John the Baptist; Diagram of a Perspectival Projection (recto); Slight Doodles (verso)

In these dazzling sketches of the Virgin kneeling in humility before the Christ Child, who lies on the ground, Leonardo investigated a theme that he would also use in the Virgin of the Rocks (Musée du Louvre, P... more

A Bear Walking

Leonardo da Vinci's abundant drawings and notebooks record his keen and tireless observation of all aspects of the natural world. He probably drew this study from life and his anatomical understanding of the an... more

Head of a Man in Profile Facing to the Left

In his studies from the late 1480s onward, Leonardo would increasingly link his exploration of human physiognomy to that of the "ages of man." While he often portrayed youth as possessing perfectly proportioned... more

Allegory on the Fidelity of the Lizard (recto); Design for a Stage Setting (verso)

The exquisite small sketch of a tondo on the recto of the Metropolitan sheet was undoubtedly intended for a medal on a theatrical costume, therefore perhaps related in theme to the verso sketches for the stagin... more

The Head of a Grotesque Man in Profile Facing Right

This drawing was discovered underneath Leonardo's 'Allegory of the Fidelity of the Lizard' (Metropolitan Museum of Art, acc. no. 17.142.3) at the time of the acquisition of the latter from Thomas Nash in 1917. ... more

The Rape of Ganymede

Caradosso (Cristoforo Caradosso Foppa) (before 1475–1526/7)

The Last Supper, with a Spaniel

Attributed to Giovanni Pietro da Birago

Divina proportione

after Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise)

Group of naked men engaged in battle in a wooded landscape, some on horseback; a dog at lower left.

Hind and Tietze suggest Leonardo's preparatory drawings for "Battle of Anghiari" as Domenico's model. Suida argues that it reflects ideas of Titian and the battle scene commissioned for the Doge's Palace in 151... more

“The Third Knot”. Interlaced Roundel with Eight Wreaths and a Scalloped Shield in its Center

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form circular patterns or wreaths, which can ... more

Embroidery Pattern with Round Medallion in its Center

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps are arranged in different patterns to form fo... more

“The Sixth Knot”. Interlaced Roundel with Seven Wreaths

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form almost circular wreaths: one in the midd... more

Embroidery Pattern with Seven Six-pointed Stars and Four Corner Pieces

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form six-pointed stars: one in the middle and... more

Embroidery Pattern with Seven Six-pointed Stars and Four Corner Pieces

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form six-pointed stars: one in the middle and... more

“The Fourth Knot”. Interlaced Roundel with a Round Medallion in its Center

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps are arranged in different patterns to form fo... more

“The Second Knot”. Interlaced Roundel with an Amazon Shield in its Center

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form two main tiers with different patterns s... more

Embroidery Pattern with an Oblong Panel in its Center

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form three tiers surrounding the central moti... more

“The Fifth Knot”. Interlaced Roundel with Seven Six-pointed Stars

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form six-pointed stars: one in the middle and... more

“The First Knot”. Interlaced Roundel with an Oblong Panel in its Center

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form three tiers surrounding the central moti... more

“The Sixth Knot”. Interlaced Roundel with Seven Wreaths

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form almost circular wreaths: one in the midd... more

Embroidery Pattern with an Amazon Shield in its Center

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form two main tiers with different patterns s... more

Embroidery Pattern with an Oblong Panel in its Center

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form three tiers surrounding the central moti... more

Embroidery Pattern with Seven Wreaths and Four Corner Pieces

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form almost circular wreaths: one in the midd... more

“The Fourth Knot”. Interlaced Roundel with a Round Medallion in its Center

Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps are arranged in different patterns to form fo... more

Two Grotesque Heads

Hans Liefrinck (Augsburg (?) 1518?–1573 Antwerp)

A variety of heads

Various male heads in profile, a young man with wavy shoulder-length hair at right facing left, looking down, and grotesque head with goat horns and beard at centre; after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (B... more

Rex et Regina de Tunis

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Two deformed heads facing each other

On the left an old woman with an enormous chin and a ram's horn tied to a string around her forehead faces am old man with a bulbous head and sagging cheeks.After Leonardo Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 16... more

Two deformed heads

Two grotesque figures facing each other. Not by Hollar. Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Head of a muscular old man in profile to left with flowing hair

Head of a muscular old man in profile to left with flowing hair, after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Bust of a deformed man with a hat and a fat, protruding lower lip in profile to left

Bust of a deformed man with a hat and a fat, protruding lower lip in profile to left, after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Head of an old man wearing cap in profile to left

Head of an old man wearing cap in profile to left, after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Two youths in profile to left with two grotesque heads facing each other below

Two heads of young men, the one at left in profile to left, the other in three-quarter profile to left; bolow, two grotesque heads of old men with long pointed noses, facing each other; after Leonardo da Vinci.... more

Two heads

Left: An old woman with a receding chin; Right: a clean shaven man with bowl cut hair or a hat. Not by Hollar. Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Four grotesque heads in profile to left

Four grotesque heads of elderly men in profile to left, arranged in two rows, the one at lower right wearing a a three-tiered cap; after Leonardo da Vinci. Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Head of a man with serious expression

Head of a man with serious expression, after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Three profile heads, one in outline only

Three heads in profile to left; at left, outline of the head of a youth; in middle, head of an old man; at right, head of a youth, with curly hair falling over the nape of his neck; after Leonardo da Vinci Wenc... more

Grotesque old man with flattened nose in profile to left

Grotesque old man with flattened nose in profile to left, after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Head studies

Seven head studies of men of different ages, after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Man with doleful expression to left with hand emerging from cloak

Man with doleful expression to left with hand emerging from cloak, after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Head of a man with protruding chin and snub nose looking upwards in profile to left

Head of a man with protruding chin and snub nose looking upwards in profile to left, after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Two deformed heads facing inwards

Two deformed heads both with enormous upper lips. The woman has a cap on the back of her head and the man's hair is blowing back. After Leonardo. Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Two deformed heads facing each other

Two deformed figures face each other, after Leonardo. The attribution to Hollar is doubted by Pennington and tentatively attributed in the New Hollstein. Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Bust of a deformed man wearing a bulbous hat in profile to the left

Bust of a deformed man wearing a bulbous hat in profile to the left, after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Five Heads

Two old men face left and a deformed man with bulbous chin and lips faces right; smaller outlined profiles of two men with protruding jaws face each other in the upper left. after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus H... more

A large man with a bald head facing a grotesque female

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Head of an old man with a pronounced chin, short cropped hair and gaping mouth showing teeth in profile to left

Head of an old man with a pronounced chin, short cropped hair and gaping mouth showing teeth in profile to left, after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Head of a man with thick curly hair in profile to the left

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Head of young man with long hair in profile to the left

Head and left shoulder of a young man in profile to left, with curly hair falling over the nape of his neck. After Leonardo de Vinci; related drawing in the Royal Collection at Windsor (RL 12276). Wenceslaus Ho... more

Head of a bald man in profile to left

Head of a bald man with prominent chin in profile to left; after Leonardo da Vinci. Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Head of an old man with tufts of curly hair around ear in profile to left

Head and left shoulder of an old man with some curly locks, pointed nose and prominent chin, in profile to left; after Leonardo da Vinci. Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Diversae Probae

Title-page to 'Diversæ Probæ' (Antwerp, 1645), with studies of six male heads, including a young man in three-quarter profile to right, and head and shoulders of an old bearded man in three-quarter profile to... more

Skull in profile to right

Skull in profile to right with five teeth in each jaw, its back resting on square block,after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Head and shoulder of a child, in profile to right

Head and bare shoulders of a child with fair hair, in profile to right; after Leonardo da Vinci. Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Title-page to 'Varie Figuræ & Probæ'

Title-page to 'Varie Figuræ & Probæ' , with bust of a middle-aged man with curly hair and bare shoulders behind a parapet in profile to left; sheet of paper with inscription pinned below; after Leonardo da Vinc... more

Varie Figuræ et Probæ

A young woman seated to right on a stone slab, looking towards the viewer with slightly open lips, holding upright on the ground a metal plate with figure studies and another on her knee; title-page to the seri... more

Male torso from neck to hip in profile to left

Male torso from neck to hip in profile to left, after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

A deformed couple facing each other

A deformed man and woman face each other. The man has thick fuzzy hair and is laughing revealing broken and missing teeth. The woman has an enormous nose, protruding jaw and swollen lips. After Leonardo. Wence... more

St. Anne

St. Anne shown bust-length to right, with head turned and tilted to look down to left; wearing a turban held with a twisted cord, and low-cut bodice; after Leonardo da Vinci. Related to Leonardo drawing is in t... more

Heads of two young women

Studies of the heads and shoulders of two young women, the one at left with head turned to left and tilted to look down, the other in profile to left. Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Skull in profile to right

Skull in profile to right, resting on a book. after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Two deformed heads facing each other

Heads and shoulders of a couple with deformed faces, facing each other, the woman at left with long straight hair, wearing a bodice with buttons along the front, the man at right wearing a three-tiered hat; aft... more

Row of three heads in profile to left

Three male heads in a row in profile to left; a young man at left, bald old man at centre, and middle-aged man with curly hair, mustache and beard at right, wearing a long cap; after Leonardo da Vinci; Wencesla... more

Man with stern expression in profile to left

Bust-length figure of a middle-aged man with short hair and stern expression, standing in profile to left, his left arm bent, wearing a cloak fastened with a bow at the collar; slipped stroke of etching needle ... more

A female with hair tied back and a bald male facing each other

A young female with hair tied back and a tall hat facing an older bald male,after Leonardo Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Naked male torso seen from behind

Naked male torso seen from behind, with muscles strongly delineated, left side more heavily shaded, after Leonardo da Vinci. Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Two deformed heads (the figure on the left is possibly a caricature of Dante)

Two deformed heads. The man on the left seems to be a caricature of Dante. He wears a cap with earflaps. The woman on the right has her hair in a bag and prominant neck muscles. After Leonardo Wenceslaus Holl... more

A young man caressing an old woman

A young man with long wavy hair standing half-length to right, caressing an old woman, holding a bag of coins on a table, handing him a coin; after Leonardo da Vinci. Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Five grotesque heads, including an elderly man with an oak leaf wreath

Five grotesque heads, including an elderly man with an oak leaf wreath,after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Five grotesque heads, including an elderly man with an oak leaf wreath

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Bust of a woman looking downwards towards left with elaborately decorated hair

A young woman with elaborately decorated plaited hair, shown bust-length to left, with head slightly tilted to look down, wearing a bodice with triple frills on the sleeves; after Leonardo da Vinci. A related d... more

Head of a bald, sinewy man looking downwards

Head of a bald, sinewy man looking downwards, after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Title Page, Diversae Effigies

Title-page to 'Diverse Effigies' by Hollar, with portrait of an elderly man in profile to right, bald, except for curly locks at the back and some on the top of his head Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607... more

Man with caricatured features and hair streaming behind, in half-length to left

Man with caricatured features and hair streaming behind, in half-length to left,after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Head of a toothless man with bare, sinewy neck in profile to left

Head of a toothless man with bare, sinewy neck in profile to left, after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Sectioned skull in profile to left with the left side of the cranium removed

Skull in profile to left with the left side of the cranium removed and holes with worms inside and below. Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Sectioned skull in profile to left with the left side of the cranium removed

Sectioned skull in profile to left with the left side of the cranium removed, afterLeonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Bust of a man with a flat nose and protruding mouth, wearing flat cap and buttoned coat in profile to right

Bust of a man with a flat nose and protruding mouth, wearing flat cap and buttoned coat in profile to right Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Ecorche head of a man in profile to left

Ecorche head of a man in profile to left, after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Male head in profile to left with muscles exposed

Male head in profile to left with muscles exposed. after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Bust of a deformed old woman with one tooth, facing left

Head and shoulders of an old woman in profile to left, with small nose, open mouth, one tooth in lower jaw, and tall headdress; after Leonardo. Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Bust of a deformed woman with curly hair in profile to the left

Bust of a deformed woman with curly hair in profile to the left, after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Title Page, Divers Anticke Faces

Title-page to 'Divers Anticke Faces', lettered with title on tablet, suspended from a string looped over the tooth of a man, his mouth wide open, head and shoulders shown to front; after Leonardo da Vinci Wence... more

Characters and Caricaturas

William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)