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Leonardo also did some equestrian sketch in conjunction with the study for the Battle of Anghiari works.
 
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A Horse in Profile to the Right and its Fore-Legs. A Horse in Profile to the Right and its Fore-Legs.

Physical: 21.4 x 16 cm.
Silver-point on prepared blue surface.
Location: Windsor, Royal Library
Circa: ?

(Popham 111-112)
  

Studies of a Horse and of a Horse and Rider. Studies of a Horse and of a Horse and Rider.

Physical: 20.3 x 14.3 cm.
Pen and ink over black chalk.
Location: Windsor, Royal Library
Circa: ?

(Popham 115)
  

Three Studies of Horses. Three Studies of Horses.

Physical: 20.3 x 14.3 cm.
Pen and ink over black chalk.
Location: Windsor, Royal Library
Circa: ?

(Popham 115)
  

Two Studies of Horses and Riders and Smaller Studies of Horses. Two Studies of Horses and Riders and Smaller Studies of Horses.

Physical: 27.8 x 18.4 cm.
Lead-point on prepared surface.
Location: Windsor, Royal Library
Circa: ?

(Popham 114)
  

A Horseman Trampling on a Fallen Foe. A Horseman Trampling on a Fallen Foe.

Physical: 14.8 x 18.5 cm.
Silver-point on prepared blue surface.
Location: Windsor, Royal Library
Circa: ?

(Popham 110)
  

Measured Drawing of the Near Fore-Leg of a Horse. Measured Drawing of the Near Fore-Leg of a Horse.

Physical: 25 x 18.7 cm.
Pen and ink.
Location: Windsor, Royal Library
Circa: ?

(Popham 111)
  

Sheet of Studies of Horses, a Cat and of St. George and The Dragon. Sheet of Studies of Horses, a Cat and of St. George and The Dragon.

Physical: 29.8 x 21.2 cm.
Pen and ink over black chalk.
Location: Windsor, Royal Library
Circa: ?

(Popham 113)
  

Studies for The Trivulzio Monument.

Studies for The Trivulzio Monument. Studies for The Trivulzio Monument.

Physical: 28 x 19.8 cm.
Pen and ink.
Location: Windsor, Royal Library
Circa: ?

(Popham 114 and Heydenreich 78)
  

Study for the Trivulzio Monument. Study for the Trivulzio Monument.

Physical: 21.7  x 16.9 cm.
Pen and ink and red chalk.
Location: Windsor, Royal Library
Circa: ?

(Popham 114 and Heydenreich 76)
  

Studies for The Trivulzio Monument. Studies for The Trivulzio Monument.

Physical: 26.7 x 16.1 cm.
Lead-point on prepared surface.
Location: Windsor, Royal Library
Circa: ?

(Popham 114 and Heydenreich 77)
  

Study for the Trivulzio Monument. Study for the Trivulzio Monument.

Physical: 20.1 x 12.4 cm.
Black chalk (?) on prepared surface.
Location: Windsor, Royal Library
Circa: ?

(Popham 115 and Heydenreich 80)
  

Study for the Trivulzio Monument. Study for the Trivulzio Monument.

Physical: 27.8 x 18.4 cm.
Lead-point on prepared surface (?).
Location: Windsor, Royal Library
Circa: ?

(Popham 114 and Heydenreich 79)
  

Study for The Sfora Monument.

The Sforza Monument
Leonardo was commissioned by the Duke of Milan to construct a Bronze statue as a tribute to his late father.  It originally was to be a life size statue of the late Duke of Milan on horse back, but Duke Ludovico Sforza felt it should be four time that size.  The proposed size was to be twenty three feet tall and weight 80 tons.  Leonardo da Vinci spent many years studying the shape and movement of horses.  For a this task Leonardo had to develop new casting methods to construct this massive statue. By 1499 the French invaded Milan and he had only completed a 22-foot clay model which was used by the French soldiers for target practice. The project was never to be completed.

Study for the Sfora Monument. Study for the Sforza Monument.

Physical: ? x ? cm.
Silverpoint on blue prepared paper.
Location: Windsor, Royal Library
Circa: 1488-90

(Goldscheider 41)
  

Study for the Sfora Monument. Study for the Sforza Monument.

Physical: ? x ? cm.
Charcoal.
Location: Windsor, Royal Library
Circa: ?

(Richter 11)
  

Study for the Sfora Monument. Study for the Sforza Monument.
(Half of the sketch is cropped out of this image)

Physical: ? x ? cm.
Charcoal.
Location: Windsor, Royal Library
Circa: ?

(Richter 11)
  

Study for the Casting of The Sforza Monument. Study for the Casting of The Sforza Monument.

Physical: 27.8 x 19.1 cm.
Pen and ink.
Location:  Windsor, Royal Library
Circa: 1504-8

(Heydenreich 73)
 

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