Study of Three Hands, c.1494 - Albrecht Durer - WikiArt.org
‘Study of Three Hands’ was created in c.1494 by Albrecht Durer in Northern Renaissance style. Find more prominent pieces of sketch and study at Wikiart.org – best visual art database.
Finding a voice through A Level Art & Design
This article features the A2 Coursework project of Emily Fielding, completed while studying Edexcel A Level Art and Design at Kennet School, England. Emily gained 100% (A*).
Mastering Artistic Anatomy: Some Wonderful Books
"The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp" by Rembrandt van Rijn Skeletal study by Leonardo da Vinci This Hub is the first of several dedicated to helping you in your quest to draw the human figure. When I look back upon earlier parts of my own quest, I...
The unseen genius of Da Vinci: The 24 drawings kept under lock and key by the Queen that reveal just how far ahead of his time artist really was
A stunning new exhibition at Buckingham Palace demonstrates how the artist, pictured, was one of the most ground-breaking anatomists of all time.
Hundreds of years ahead of his time: Leonardo da Vinci's extraordinarily detailed anatomical drawings show he was more than a match for today's medical technology
Leonard da Vinci's collection of notebooks, which date between 1452 and 1519, are filled with sketches of the human body which resemble today's scans to an 'astonishing degree'.
Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) - Studies of the heart, lungs, liver, spleen, etc (recto); The heart, lungs and other organs (verso)
Recto: A note on how to draw the lungs, in pen and ink, with an illustrative sketch in black chalk, this being a tracing from the verso to show the organs from behind. To the right, a black chalk drawing of a left thigh and leg seen from the back. Verso: Two schematic drawings of the heart and pulmonary vessels, one with liver and spleen; diagram of trachea and intra-pulmonary bronchi, and one of the great vessels, heart, liver, spleen and male genito-urinary system; notes....
Explore the Royal Collection Online
Explore the Royal Collection online, one of the largest and most important art collections in the world, and one of the last great European royal collections to remain intact.
The inspiring sketches of Leonardo da Vinci
I've had a book of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings and sketches ever since I was ten. Looking at them and copying them has taught me a lot as an artist. He was curious about nature and it shows in his drawing style...the spiral lines he uses to draw water makes you think you can hear it rushing by. This spiralling line also shapes his drawings of men and women.
'Buy charcoal, paper... and find a human skull': Leonardo da Vinci's 'to do' list offers glimpse into the day-to-day life of a genius
In the list, written around 1510, Leonardo reminds himself to obtain a skull, to get his books on anatomy bound, to observe the holes in the substance of the brain and describe the jaw of a crocodile.
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Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) - Marsh marigold (Caltha palustris) and wood anemone (Anemone nemorosa)
A drawing of a marsh marigold, with three flowers upon a stalk with broad leaves. To the right is a wood anemone, with one flower.Leonardo depicts the plants with great clarity presenting them as three separate (though overlapping) specimens, angled to show the precise forms of the flowers and leaves to best advantage.