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  • Leonardos Sections Of The Painting
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    Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the greatest and most ingenious men that history has produced. His contributions in the areas of art, science, and humanity are still among the most important that a single man has put forth, definitely making his a life worth knowing. Da Vinci, born on April 15, 1452, is credited with being a master painter, sculptor, architect, musician, engineer, and scientist. He was born an illegitimate child to Catherina, a peasant girl. His f...
  • Painting By Leonardo
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    Leonardo Da Vinci Dustin Jackson November 17, 1999 Mr. Teal Leonardo da Vinci is probably the most famous complex artist of the Renaissance and perhaps all time. But what many people dont know is that he wasnt just a genius in art he also excelled in sculpting, architecture and he was also an inventor. Leonardo was born in a small stone house on April 15, 1452. Leonardo started off interesting from the way he was conceived to what happened to his grave after he died. He was born an illegitimate ...
  • Leonardo Da Vinci And Aristotle
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    LEONARDO DA VINCI AND ARISTOTLE I believe that Aristotle and Leonardo da Vinci led similar lives. They both sought for knowledge and studied similar topics. I think that both were renaissance men, as it would be described in Leonardos day. This refers to the fact that both men studied a variety of subjects. I believe both men were ahead of their time, and I think both men made differences in our time. Both mean were very similar, but came from two different time periods. In my attempt to summari...
  • Leonardo's First Milanese Painting
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    Painter, sculptor, inventor. Born April 15, 1452 near the village of Vinci, Italy. He was the illegitimate son of Ser Piero da Vinci, a prominent notary of Florence, who had no other children until much later. Ser Piero raised his son himself, a common practice at the time, arranging for Leonardo's mother to marry a villager. When Leonardo was 15, his father apprenticed him to Andrea del Verrocchio, the leading artist of Florence and a characteristic talent of the early Renaissance. A sculptor, ...
  • Leonardo's Stay In Florence
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    Leonardo was born in the town of Vinci in the Tuscan hills, on April 15, 1452. This is known from his grandfather, Antonio, who wrote down the details of the baptism: A grandson of mine was born, son of Ser Piero, my son, on April 15, Saturday at three in the night (11 pm). He was baptized by the priest Piero di Bartolomeo, Papi no di Nanni Bant i, Meo di Ten ino, Piero di Malvolto, Nanni di Venzo, Arri go di Giovanni the German, Monna Lisa di Domenico di Brett one, Monna Antonia di Giuliano, Mo...
  • 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...
  • Leonardo
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    1452-1519, Italian painter, sculptor, architect, musician, engineer, and scientist, probably the supreme example of Renaissance genius. Born in Vinci, Tuscany, he was the illegitimate son of a Florentine notary and a peasant girl. His precocious artistic talent brought him to Verrocchio's workshop in 1466, where he met Botticelli and Ghirlandaio. The cut mi nation of his art in this first period in Florence is seen in the magnificent, unfinished Adoration of the Magi (Uffizi), with its character...
  • Leonardo Da Vinci
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    Leonardo Da Vinci was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and naturalist. He was born in Vinci, Tuscany and was the son of a notary. He studied painting with Verrocchio in Florence. He worked at Ludovico Sforza's court in Milan as an architect, military engineer, inventor, theatrical designer, sculptor, musician, scientist, art theorist, and painter. Leonardo wanted his paintings to express the laws of light and space and of sciences like anatomy, botany, and geology. ...
  • Leonardo
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    Leonardo Da Vinci The illegitimate son of a 25-year-old notary, Ser Piero, and a peasant girl, Caterina, Leonardo was born on April 15, 1452, in Vinci, Italy, just outside Florence. His father took custody of the little fellow shortly after his birth, while his mother married someone else and moved to a neighboring town. They kept on having kids, although not with each other, and they eventually supplied him with a total of 17 half sisters and brothers... Growing up in his father's Vinci home, L...
  • Leonardo's Sculptural Projects
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    Leonardo da Vinci, perhaps the greatest man in history, invented thousands of things including the helicopter, tank and portable bridge. Leonardo was not only an inventor, but a sculptor, an artist and an architect. He was born 1452 in the small town of Vinci, in Tuscany. His father was a wealthy notary and his mother a peasant woman. In the mid 1460's the family moved to Florence here he was given the best education Florence could offer. He advanced rapidly socially and intellectually. He was v...
  • 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...
  • Respectable Old Man
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    "Give me paint. Give me more paint. Give me! Give me! Give me!" The psychotic artist needed more paint. He was an old man, a cranky old oom pa loom pa who needed more paint. For 60 years he has been a crazed artist, and continues to be one until he died. His name was Leonardo. All the artists who knew him well respectfully called him "Leonardo". I first met Leonardo sitting in the middle of the sidewalk during a cold snowy day. The running faucet dripping snot all over his scarf did not bother t...
  • Leonardos Paintings
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    Geniuses come few and far between in history. Hippocrates came in the late BC period. Einstein came in the late 1800's-early 1900's. Leonardo came in between the two of them, but is not recognized as well as they are. He was a brilliant human being. He was a master in the fields of painting, designing, engineering, and science. Most people know him merely as an artist, and some know him as an inventor, but not too many people know him for what he really was. This is because his life and his acco...
  • Brides Love For Leonardo
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    Love in Blood Wedding The Blood Wedding, is a play written by Federico Garcia Lorca set in the 1930's. The play is a story about a wedding that ends in tragedy. Two men, the Bridegroom and Leonarardo, murdered one another over the love they had for one women. Love should have kept Leonardo and the bride together, Instead, the brides love for Leonardo destroyed any happiness that the could of had. Leonardo and the bride had a relationship that couldnt last. The relationship would never lead to ma...
  • Most Beautiful And Marvelous Thing
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    The greatest gifts are often seen, in the course of nature, rained by celestial influences on human creatures; and sometimes, in supernatural fashion, beauty, grace, and talent are united beyond measure in one single person, in a manner that to whatever such an one turns his attention, his every action is so divine, that, surpassing all other men, it makes itself clearly known as a thing bestowed by God (as it is), and not acquired by human art. This was seen by all mankind in Leonardo da Vinci,...
  • Leonardo's Legacy Paintings And Sculptures
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    The term Renaissance man was coined to describe the genius of Leonardo da Vinci. He was a man of so many accomplishments in so many areas of human endeavor that his like has rarely been seen in human history. Casual patrons of the arts know him as the painter of 'La Gioconda', more commonly called the 'Mona Lisa', and of the exquisite '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 en...
  • Leonardo's Paintings
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    Leonardo DA Vinci (1452-1519), Florentine artist, one of the great masters of high Renaissance, celebrated as a painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist. His profound love of knowledge and research was the keynote of both his scientific and artistic endeavors. His innovations in the field of painting influenced the course of Italian art for more than a century after his death, and his scientific studies, particularly in the fields of anatomy, optics, and hydraulics. He anticipated m...

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