Florence, Biblioteca Riccardiana
MS Ricc. 1185, Datable to the late 16th century
159 un-numbered chapters without headings, 2 illustrations
No Table of Contents
Florentine provenance documented by watermark
This is a partial copy of Leonardo's Treatise on painting. It contains only 169 chapters and 2 illustrations. The text is written hastily, indicating that the copy was intended for personal use. It is part of a larger collection of texts.
21 x 29.3 cm , in quarto, fols. 107 - 126 Treatise on painting
Headwood no. 1256, documented in Florence in 1588
Pedretti, Commentary to the Literary Works of Leonardo da Vinci by Jean Paul Richter, 1977, p. 23, n. 2; Morpurgo, I manoscritti della Regia Biblioteca Riccardiana di Firenze, vol. I, 1900, p. 241.
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