Leonardo da Vinci

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Leonardo da Vinci

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*Leonardo was know to eat while working *He left lots of notes behind and wrote his letters backwards and wrote from right to left.. Some say to keep prying eyes from stealing his ideas and others say it was to keep the church from finding out about his ideas, as many of his ideas disagreed with the church’s teachings. This contributes to the theory that Leonardo had some form of Autism *The Last Supper is not a Fresco, it was painted onto dry stone instead of onto wet plaster using tempera *Leonardo began painting the Mona Lisa in 1503 and finished about 1506/07. He then carried it with him for most of the rest of his life until he sold it to King Francis I in 1516 for roughly $100,000 USD*Born April 15, 1452 in Vinci Italy on a Saturday at 10:30pm. Born out of wedlock to Ser Piero d’Antonio (a Notary) and Caterina ( a bar maid or Slave). He was Baptized and accepted into his fathers home

Famous Works

Da Vinci was a:1. architect2. musician3. engineer 4.scientist 5. inventor6. mathematician7. botanist

Biography

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Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer. Born: April 15, 1452, Vinci, ItalyDied: May 2, 1519, Amboise, FrancePeriod: High RenaissanceBuried: Chapel of Saint-Hubert, FranceParents: Piero Fruosino di Antonio da Vinci, Caterina da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci is considered to be one of the greatest and most influential artists of all times. His artworks, characterized by extraordinary lively yet harmonic composition and subtle technique of shadowing had an enormous influence on the following generation of artists.

Mona Lisa The Last SupperVitruvian Man Lady with ErmineSelf Portrait in Red Chalk


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