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LEONARDO DA VINCI - Arm joints


Royal Collection (RLW), 19000v; K/P 135v

These drawings of the pronation and supination of the arm illustrate Leonardo's efforts to depict the mechanism of the upper limb. He views the arm as a machine consisting of levers rotating on fulcrums.

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