Leonardo Da Vinci And The Last Supper Essay

1729 Words Aug 10th, 2015 7 Pages
He is known to be one of the most famous artists still known to this day. He created images like no other that could not be replicated ever again. He is known world wide by people of all ages. Even being deceased for many generations, his legacy of being one of the greatest artists known to man still lives on with great strength. He was specifically known for creating portraits of people in a rather vintage look. One of the most famous paintings were created by him, the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper. Who is he? None other but Leonardo da Vinci. Da Vinci has always been an inspirational artist to me since I was a small child. When I first learned about him in 4th grade art class I was amazed and stunned by his art. Not only was da Vinci an artist, but he was a scientist, an engineer, a mathematician, etc. Da Vinci was truly an amazing man in general. Leonardo da Vinci was born in Vinci, Italy on April 15th of 1452 (biography.com). Da Vinci was the son of Caterina and Ser Peiro, and he lived on his father’s estate in Vinci, Italy (history.com). In da Vinci’s early career it is said that he received no formal education beyond basic reading, writing and math; However, his father noticed and appreciated his artistic talent around the age of 15 (history.com). At that age da Vinci took his artistic abilities to the next level when he started working with painter, Andrea del Verrocchio. For a very long time da Vinci worked with this artist, then proceeded to become an independent…

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