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Identifier: leonardodavincia02mn

Title: Leonardo da Vinci, artist, thinker and man of science;

Year: 1898 (1890s)

Authors: Müntz, Eugène, 1845-1902

Subjects: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519

Publisher: London : W. Heinemann New York, C. Scribner's sons

Contributing Library: University of California Libraries

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ed with infantry soldiers. At last, in two drawings in the Pesth Museum,- we see the artist ^ Richter, pi. xxi., xxviii., Hi., liv., Ivi. ^ Richter, vol. i. p. 338—339. Fol. i. verso, of theIrivulzio MS. has a head in profile(turned to the left), with a long peaked chin, which bears a strong resemblance to oneof the combatants in the Battle of An^hiari. STUDIES FOR VWE BATTLE OF ANOIUARI 149 turning his attention to studies in detail, for separate figures. Wesee him endeavouring to fix the physiognomy of two of the horsemenwho appear in the cartoon : the turbancd rider, waving his sword(a study for this figure exists in the Venetian Accademia), and theother, with a hehnet adorned with a dragon, who breaks off the staftof the banner. Both these figures are of a full-blooded, almostsensual type. The third study, that of a young beardless man, seenin profile, opening his mouth to shout, appears in the picture formerlyin the Timbal collection (on the right). He may also be recognised in


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THE bathers: an episode in the war with 1Io.\, l\ MICllLLANuLLj (From an old copy <it Holkham House ) a red chalk drawing in the Windsor Library, in which three-quartersof the figure are shown. Dr. Richter has connected this figure witha somewhat clumsy drawing in the Codex Atlaitticus {Saggio, pi. xxii.).A drawing in the British Museum (Braun, no. 293) of a young man 1 The Royal Collection of Brmvitigs by the Old A/asters at IVt/idsor. Drawmgs byLeonardo da Vinci ; London, Grosvenor Gallery, 1878, no. 87. See a similar figure inanother of the Windsor drawings, published by Herr Millier-Walde, fig. 12. A drawingin the Ambrosiana Library, bearing a few words in Leonardos hand, shows us a study fora profile head of a man shouting. The drawing in the Turin Library (no. 4) may possiblybe connected with the Battle of Anghiari. A red chalk drawing in the Louvre (Braun,19s), of a man three quarters to the left, seems to me to belong to the Battle of Anghiari.I may say the same of another



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