Da Vinci

by drohlmeier
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Da Vinci

Check out this interview "from the grave."

Leonardo da Vinci

And what is she thinking? Why does she smile? A story is told that Leonardo had musicians and clowns in his bottega as the woman sat for her portrait, so that she would smile as he painted. But this smile has appeared in other paintings by Leonardo. Is he trying to tell us something? Is this a peaceful smile or is it a little disturbing? Why does she smile when she wears a black veil and all around her is dark and gloomy?

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Iron rusts from disuse; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind. -- Leonardo —LeonardoIron rusts from disuse; stagnant waterloses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind. —LeonardoIron rusts from disuse; stagnant waterloses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind. —LeonardoIron rusts from disuse; stagnant waterloses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind. —Leonardo


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  • drohlmeier 10 years ago

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    This is my first attempt at a glog. I know you all will be much FASTER than I am at this. I think Da Vinci is worth studying. Where has he been my whole teaching career?