Leonardo da Vinci

The Ermine as a Symbol of Purity and Moderation



Leonardo da Vinci - The Ermine as a Symbol of Purity and Moderation



Leonardo da Vinci
The Ermine as a Symbol of Purity and Moderation
c. 1489-94
91 mm diameter
Pen and ink over traces of black chalk on paper
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Bequeathed by Louis Colville Gray Clarke



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