Rare Leonardo da Vinci sketch heads to auction



2015-06-26 10:45:25

Leonardo da Vinci sketch heads to auction

20 Aug 2012, 15:45 GMT+01

A rare pencil sketch by the Italian Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci is heading to auction this week - with a surprisingly low estimated price.

The small drawing, which measures just 4.5" by 6.5", depicts a figural nude study and is one of the very few da Vinci sketches to remain in private hands.

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