Leonardo Da Vinci: The Life And Biography Of Leonardo Da Vinci

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There is only man of his time who was the most influential figure in Italian renaissance. Given the title “Renaissance man” he was the greatest artist in history, a magnificent philosopher, scientist, sculpture, mathematician and engineer. He was widely known as a polymath. This man was born in the Tuscan Hill town of Vinci in the territory known as Florence Italy on April 15th 1452. Leonardo Da Vinci was “born as a illegitamite son of Messer Piero Fruosno di Antonio da Vinci, a Florintine notary and to Caterina his mother, a peasant who may have migrated from the Middle East” At a young age Leonardo’s parents married others. For the first few years of his life he lived with his father and relatives and was raised by several stepmothers in …show more content…
At the age of 60 he moved back to Rome do to the temporary expulsion of French people. His assitance traveled back with him. He eventually was hired by Giuliano de’ Medici the brother of the new Pope Leo X. Leonardo would stay in Rome for three years working on mathematical studies and technical experiments. During this time period artistic activity was going on, Raphael was finishing painting rooms for the Pope, St Peter was being built. Leonardo would keep a low profile until 1516 the King of France, Francis I, would send an invitation to Leonardo requesting his services. Once again he would travel back to France with Melzi. When he arrived the King gave him the title Premier peintre, architecte et mechanician du Roi (the First painter, architect and engineer to the King.) Leonardo would draw sketches for different functions but had the freedom to conduct whatever action he chose; he was more of an honored guest of the King while living there. With little painting while living there he would work on his treatise on painting and other studies. From 1514-1515 and betraying his own nihilism “he depicted overpowering Visions of the End of the World” (last years) Leonardo lived a long life even for todays standards. He dies in 1519 at Cloux and was buried in the palace of saint Florentine. He was seen as the greatest scientist, sculpture, mathematician, philosopher, architect and engineer. Many innovations and inventions and the way he brought education and influenced artist after him. We are still discovering old mysterious about Leonardo da Vinci that allow us to look deeper into his personal and professional life. That could shape our

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