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LEONARDO DA VINCI - Codex Trivulzianus

Place:Biblioteca Trivulziana, Milan

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Facsimile (Giunti, Florence 1980); ca. 1487-90; 20.5x14 cm

This manuscript originally contained 62 sheets, but today only 55 remain. It documents Leonardo's attempts to improve his modest literary education, through long lists of learned words copied from authoritative lexical and grammatical sources. The manuscript also contains studies of military and religious architecture.

fols. 21v-22r: Architectural studies; studies for hinges (top left).

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