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The Ermine as a Symbol of Purity, by Leonardo da Vinci

Image attached to PD.120-1961

An image of The Ermine as a Symbol of Purity. Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, 1452-1519). Pen and brown ink over slight traces of black chalk, on paper, diameter 91 mm, circa 1494.

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The Ermine as a Symbol of Purity. Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, 1452-1519). Pen and brown ink over slight traces of black chalk, on paper, diameter 91 mm, circa 1494.

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  • Accession Number: PD.120-1961
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 980 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 151.09kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1
  • Captured: 2018:06:26 09:38:21

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