(b. 1395, Pisa, d. 1455, Roma)

Study of the Head of a Horse

Pen, 276 x 197 mm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Pisanello's animals come out of the Lombard traditions; his sketchbooks record the textures of fur and feathers and the details of animal structure.

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