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Leonardo da Vinci on his deathbed, at Cloux in 1519, with François I and members of the royal household in attendance. Mezzotint by J. Scott, 1845, after W. Fisk.

  • Fisk, William, 1796-1872.
Date
Sep.r 1 1845
Reference
548183i
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Description

Leonardo died at the Château du Clos Lucé, Loire (formerly called Cloux)

Publication/Creation

London (the Bowyer Gallery, 22, Golden Square) : Mary Parkes ; Paris (Boulevart des Italiens no. 11, & Place de la Bourse, no. 11) : chez A. Hauser, fournisseur de la Bibliothèque du Roi, Sep.r 1 1845.

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint, with engraving ; image 47.5 x 60.4 cm

Lettering

Leonardo da Vinci dying in the arms of Francis the First. Intended to illustrate the estimation in which the fine arts were held in the sixteenth century. Painted by William Fisk. Engraved by James Scott.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 548183i

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  • English


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