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  • Leonardo Da Vinci
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    I chose Leonardo Da Vinci as the greatest renissance personality. I chose Da Vinci because he made many contributions to the time period. Da Vinci was an artist, a scientist, and a philosopher. A lot of the famous artists and thinkers of the time werent recognized as being great for many years after their death. The kings and other important people of the time recognized Da Vinci as a great artist. This is why I chose Da Vinci as the greatest renissance personality. Leonardo Da Vinci was born in...
  • Leonardo Da Vinci As An Artist
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    Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo Da Vinci was a man of many worlds. He was a great influence in his time. Leonardo was known as many things. He was known as a sculptor, architect, writer, musician, philosopher, engineer, and scientist. But most of all he was known for his impressive paintings that influenced the world. Leonardo was born in Anchiano, Italy on April 15, 1452, to Piero Da Vinci, a prominent public official in Florence, and a peasant woman named Caterina. He was born out of wedlock and sh...
  • Leonardo's Apprenticeship To Verrocchio
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    On April 15, 1452 Ser Piero and Catarina (her first name is all that we know today) gave birth to arguably the most important man in history, Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo was born in a farmhouse in Anchiano, which is 3 km away from Vinci. Leonardo's family had lived in this area since the 13th century. Ser Piero, Leonardo's father, was a 25-year-old lawyer when Leonardo was born. As the story goes, Ser Piero did not marry Leonardo's mother (Catarina) because she was the daughter of a farmer. This...
  • Career Of Leonardo Da Vinci
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    The Renaissance Man Leonardo da Vinci was one of the most talented and respected artists of all time. Leonardo, the illigitamate son of Ser Piero da Vinci and a peasant woman named Caterina. He was born on April 15, 1452 in a lion colored home at the bottom of the Tuscan Hills, in the village of Vinci, wich is what his name comes from meaning from Vinci (Summers, p. 1). Da Vinci was said to be the first artist to be considered equal to royalty, maybe because other artists lacked something that d...
  • Man Known As Leonardo Da Vinci
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    Renaissance is a word used by historians to describe a period in European cultural history that began in Italy around 1400 and lasted until the end of the 1500's. This word, which is French, means rebirth. The Renaissance was the rebirth of classical literature, the rebirth of art, and the revival of learning. The entrance of Europe into the Renaissance signaled the collapse of the feudal system and the beginning of a new era in history. This period also led to new types of thinking such as Huma...
  • Most Innovative Artists Of The Early Renaissance
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    Leonardo da Vinci was born in 1452 in Vinci, Tuscany, during a time called the Renaissance. His creations of art and advancements in science not only surpassed those of his time, but have contributed to the fundamentals of modern day technology and are arguably the greatest in history. Many of da Vinci's paintings remain today as proof of his pioneered techniques, brilliance, and talent. The American Heritage (R) Dictionary of the English Language defines "renaissance man" as " [a] man who has b...
  • Leonardo Da Vinci And Michelangelo
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    The high renaissance of the 1500's was a time of scientific, philosophic, and artistic awe and inspiration. Many new discoveries were being made in the field of science, and philosophers expressed their assumptions on the world and universe around them. In addition, many individuals were gifted with artistic dexterity and skill. The amazing achievements of Michelangelo, Raphael, and Leonardo da Vinci are considered significant to the Renaissance period. In this paper, the endeavors and achieveme...
  • Later Leonardo Left Milan
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    Leonardo da Vinci was born April 15, 1452. Leonardo da Vinci was educated in his father's house receiving the usual elementary education of reading, writing and arithmetic. In 1467 he became an apprentice learning painting, sculpture and acquiring technical and mechanical skills. He was accepted into the painters' guild in Florence in 1472 but he continued to work as an apprentice until 1477. From that time he worked for himself in Florence as a painter. Already during this time he sketched pump...
  • Most Significant Drawings In Renaissance Science
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    LEONARDO DA VINCI The term Renaissance man was used to describe this great man, Leonardo Da Vinci. He was the man of so many accomplishments in so many areas of human endeavor that his like has rarely been in human history. Casual patrons of the arts know him as the painter of the "Mona Lisa" and the great "Last Supper", painted on the wall of the dining hall in the monastery of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan, Italy. These paintings alone would have assured him enduring fame as an artist, but...
  • First Known Work Of Leonardo Da Vinci
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    It was the period of the renaissance when Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452. Leonardo was born a farmhouse in Anchiano, which is 2 1/2 miles away from Vinci. The family of Leonardo lived in this area since the 13th century. The father of Leonardo da Vinci, Ser Piero, was 25 years old; he was a public notary when Leonardo was born. The mother of Leonardo was called Catarina. Her first name is all what is known today. The Baptismal chapel in Vinci is where Leonardo was christened. Leona...
  • Most Famous Work Of Leonardo Da Vinci
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    'Leonardo da Vinci... oh yeah, that is the guy who painted the Mona Lisa!' That was all I knew about Leonardo da Vinci before I started this report. I knew that he lived during the Renaissance and that he was a very important man, but that is about it. There is so much more about Leonardo that he is known for, other than him being the painter of the famous Mona Lisa. Leonardo was a universal genius, (as said in 'What Makes a Leonardo a Leonardo?' By: Richard M", Copyright: 1994) because he excel...
  • Leonardo Da Vinci
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    Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci was born on the fifteenth of April, 1452, near the town of Vinci, not far from Florence. He was the son of a Florentine notary, Piero da Vinci, and a young woman named Caterina. Leonardo spent most of his life in Florence and Milan. In 1469 he was apprenticed to Andrea Verrocchio, a leading Renaissance master. Leonardo acquired a variety of skills while he remained at the workshop until 1476. He left Florence for Milan in about 1482 to work for Duke LodovicoSf...
  • Leonardo Da Vinci Left
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    Always thinking, many works unfinished, lived in many places, this was the life of Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo da Vinci had a powerful mind and was a very curious and daring boy. Leonardo was so curious about flying, he jumped off a barn with wings that he made by himself. Leonardo loved nature and exploring. He would also like to draw geometrical shapes. Leonardo da Vinci was born in 1452 in Vinci, Italy. Vinci was a farming community with hillsides, growing grapes, fruit trees and olives. His ...
  • 2002 Leonardo Da Vinci Da Vinci
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    Kim 1 Paul KimArtDr. RohrsApril 8, 2002 Leonardo da Vinci Da Vinci was born April 15, 1452, and died May 2, 1519. He would wear pink to make his complexion look fresher. Leonardo never attended public school. He was raised by his single father (web). In the mid-1460's the family settled in Florence, where Leonardo was given the best education that Florence, the intellectual and artistic center of Italy, could offer. In Verrocchio's Baptism of Christ (web). Leonardo had no interest in women; he s...
  • Michelangelo's And Leonardo's Paintings
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    Renaissance Period Within only a few decades, between the years 1450 and 1550, the history of the world was changed drastically. During that century, in which the modern world was born, Gutenberg perfected printing, Christopher Columbous discovered continents unknown to Europe, it was found that the Earth revolved around the sun, Luther founded a new religion, the cannon and harquebus ended the age of chivalry, and Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo created a new form of art. At the same time mo...
  • Artists Imagination And Emotional State
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    No matter the discipline, artists find inspiration in a variety of ways. An artists imagination and emotional state play a vital role in the creative process. Artists also use their environment and religious influences to inspire new creations. Finally, one may be forcibly inspired by artistic patronage. An artists imagination makes an impact on their work. New, unknown images, words, and sounds are formed to create unique masterpieces. Similarly, ones emotional and mental state can pay a pivota...
  • Leonardo's Last Supper
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    Leonardo was born in 1452 and died 1519. Leonardo da Vinci is a well known artist who captured the elusive smile of the Mona Lisa and envisioned the Last Supper which many people now associate him with. However, Leonardo da Vinci was perhaps even more accomplished as an "artist-engineer" of the Italian scientific Renaissance which set him apart from the other artists of the time as well as a mathematician, philosopher, naturalist, astronomer, architect, and musician. While quite a lot is known a...
  • Leonardo Da Vinci
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    As one of the greatest men in recent history, Leonardo da Vinci's genius remains unbounded by time and technology. By helping to set an ignorant and superstitious world on a course of reason, Leonardo's spirit lives on to influence the inventors, artists, and art patrons of our own time. This paper is about the design to divert the Arno River to fortify city of Pisa during war time. It has been 500 years since Leonardo da Vinci recorded his thoughts and designs in notebooks for us to marvel at, ...
  • Leonardo Da Vinci And Raphael
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    The Renaissance Era, a term used to describe the development of the Western civilization that marked the transition from medieval to modern times. The word? renaissance? means rebirth. People had a wanting to learn and because of this they ended up contributing greatly to our life today. About every subject benefited from this time, mostly art, science and the fact that they discovered new continents. Art was seen as a branch of knowledge; contributors in this field include Michelangelo, Bottice...
  • Last Supper By Leonardo Da Vinci
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    The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci The Last Supper was a very powerful Biblical event, in which Jesus and his disciples gathered for one final dinner together. According to the Bible, important events took place during the Last Supper, including an announcement by Jesus that one of his disciples would betray him. Leonardo da Vinci took the challenge of recreating the Last Supper. The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci is the first great figure composition of the High Renaissance and the definiti...

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