Essay on Leonardo Da Vinci : The World As An Inventor

1095 Words Nov 19th, 2016 5 Pages
“Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art,” said by one of the greatest artist, Leonardo Da Vinci. Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci is known to the world as an inventor, scientist, mathematician, and an artist. He was skilled in many subjects, and received many achievements. No other man has been gifted in so many areas. Leonardo da Vinci was born in Anchiano, Tuscany in 1452. His father was a public notary in Milan, and his mother, a simple maiden. When Leonardo was little, he would always try to invent new things, he was very intelligent.
Leonardo was only educated in basic reading, writing, and math, although his father became to notice his artistic skills were very good so sent him to an artist to help him with his painting and such when he was 15 years old. The artists where he trained was At Andrea del Verrocchio 's workshop in Florence. There Leonardo stayed with the artist for awhile, until he could master his own pieces. In 1482, he created his very own work, The Adoration of the Magi, although he left it unfinished.
Leonardo was about during the Renaissance period. The Renaissance was a transformational period in European history from the fourteenth to the seventeenth century. It was a cultural movement that began in Italy and spread to Europe. The Renaissance changed Europe 's whole culture and society. Leonardo da Vinci reflected the Renaissance, from fields of art, architecture, music, science, mathematics, anatomy, geology, and botany. The…

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