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Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519)

Recto: The bladder. Verso: The lungs c.1508

Recto: Pen and ink over black chalk. Verso: Pen and ink over traces of black chalk | 19.4 x 14.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 919054

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Recto: 2 studies showing the kidneys, 3 views of the bladder & urethra & a detail of entry of ureter into bladder; a faint drawing of the same organs as 919070r; notes on the drawings. Verso: Study of thoracic & abdominal organs, seperated by the diaphragm & related to the spinal column, probably pig; the structure of the lungs, probably pig, seen from the front; notes on the drawings