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LEONARDO DA VINCI - Ms. K

Place: Institut de France, Paris

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Facsimile (Giunti, Florence 1989); ca. 1503-07; 9.6x6.5 cm

This manuscript is composed of three different notebooks totaling 128 leaves. The first two notebooks relate to Leonardo's intense studies of Euclidean geometry under Luca Pacioli. The third notebook presents a miscellaneous series of anatomical studies, water channels, as well as architectural studies probably commissioned from Leonardo by Charles D'Amboise, governor of Milan.

fols. 19v and 29v: Ferry (left); anatomical studies of a horse (right).

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