Paris Manuscript C

Paris Manuscript C 1490-91

Paris Manuscript C is primarily a neatly laid out treatise on light and shade. Other topics are also considered, with early observations on the flow of water and percussion. These were more systematically studied by Leonardo in later manuscripts.

The manuscript comprises of 28 folios, with one section missing.

  • Medium Pen and ink on paper
  • Size 30.7 x 22 cm
  • Location Bibliothèque de l’Institut de France

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