Comparing Leonardo Da Vinci And Michelangelo

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The Renaissance is a period from the 14th-17th century. Renaissance means “new birth”. It began as a cultural movement in Italy, which then spread to the rest of Europe. The Renaissance was a time of beauty and artwork. The main features of Renaissance painting and sculpture reflect a desire to explore and portray the real world. Some famous artists included Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo.

About Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519) was born in Anchiano, Tuscany. Da Vinci had no education except basic reading, writing and math. He had a huge artistic ability so his father apprenticed him at the age 15 to the sculptor Andrea del Verrocchio. In his 20s Leonardo was painting many sculptures and the painters guild of Florence noticed his artwork and gave him a membership,
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It was painted by Leonardo Da Vinci which began in 1504 and he finished in 1519. Lisa Gherardini (Mona Lisa) her husband, Francesco Del Gherardini requested that Da Vinci to make a painting of Lisa. The purpose of this painting was to celebrate Lisa and Francesco new home and the birth of their second son. This painting is famous for many reasons. One of the reasons is because it was painted by one of the most famous painters in the world Leonardo Da Vinci. Techniques that were used was shadowing and this painting was done by oil.

The Last Supper
Painted by: Leonardo Da Vinci, 1495-1498 The last supper painting was one of Leonardo Da vinci famous paintings because it involves Jesus and the 12 disciples. This is such a wonderful piece of artwork because it shows Jesus and his 12 disciples at the final meal that Jesus will have before his crucifixion. This painting is a fresco painting (which is a technique of a mural painting which is done using freshly laid or wet lime plaster.)
The Baptism of Christ
Painted By: Leonardo Da Vinci, Completed in

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