“The liveliness of expression and dignity of posture, enhanced as they are by the elegance and nobility of a fluttering cape, taken in conjunction with the spirited action of the horse, are precisely as expected of Leonardo!”

—Dr. Carlo Pedretti, UCLA

“A quattrocento (15th century) wax statuette of horse and rider, which embodies all the vitality of a Leonardo study…”

—Dr. Constance Moffatt, Pierce College

“This work is greatly innovative and psychologically profound. Many (experts) maintain that , in all his works, Leonardo depicts part of himself and this is particularly true in Horse and Rider!”

—Professor Ernesto Solari