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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Leonardo Da Vinci And Nostradamus
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    Candice CoxallENG 121 M'Lea Rignon 03-16-05 Compare and Contrast Geniuses of Their Time Nostradamus and Leonardo Da Vinci are two of the world's most intelligent, amazing, highly achieved men that have been followed and questioned throughout history. They have changed time and left many people wondering what was true or false throughout their work and lives that existed hundreds of years ago. Although they lived in different countries and different times, they are both very similar through their...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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...
  • 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'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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