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    Andrea del Verrocchio during the prime of his life was a painter, sculptor, and goldsmith. He was named Andrea di Michele Cione born in the early 1430 's to father Michele Cione and mother Gemma. His change of last name is not known, and it can not be placed to any person that took him as an apprentice for his work as painter and sculptor.1 His father was a “fornaciao,” which was attributed to people that worked with kilns, bricks and tiles. Consequently, it is believed that his father may have taught young Verrocchio to use clay and such. Verrocchio in his teens was apprenticed to a goldsmith, and this became his main career focus leading into his adulthood. His life is not clearly documented, save his artistic work, and little is known about him, but in the 1460 's, his reputation as an artist, mainly a sculptor, was renowned in Florence where the powerful Medici family commissioned him for most of his artistic career. He had a studio that focused on capturing the…

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    Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was a painter, architect, inventor, and student of all things scientific. He is known as the “Renaissance man.” Today he is best known for his art, including a couple of paintings that are still a few of the world’s most famous and admired, The Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. Art, da Vinci believed, was connected with science and nature. Self-educated, he filled dozens of secret notebooks with inventions, observations and theories. The concepts expressed in his…

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    Lost In The Forms, Forever In The Intelligence During the Renaissance period in life, a man by the name of Leonardo Da Vinci was doing many things that helped change the views of man. Leonardo was born out of wedlock between a respected notary and a peasant woman in 1452. During his child and teen years, Leonardo was under the care of a sculptor by the name of Andrea Del Verrocchio, who helped him kick off his art career. Like all people, Leonard had his fair share of thoughts and opinions, he…

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    career following the principles set by others before him in various other fundamental techniques. Hence, we can see that Picasso’s alteration between the persona of a follower, learning the techniques created by masters before him, to that of a leader, paving the road to the style of cubism, allowed him to achieve his full potential and established him as a fully realized human being. Similar to Picasso, Leonard da Vinci initially developed his style from an early mentor. Recognizing his…

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    time of the Italian Renaissance. Born April 15, 1452 in Vinci, Italy, Da Vinci became interested with art at a young age. As a child he was sent by his father to become an apprentice to his good friend the painter and sculptor Andrea Del Verrocchio. By the time he was only 20 years old he was considered a master artist. Da Vinci’s first painting took him 3 years to complete, it is known as the Baptism of Christ. This specific work it made with oil paints on wood. Da Vinci would have been only 23…

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    art spread throughout Italy and into France. By the end of the 1500’s the Mannerist style of art developed and became the dominant style people used. Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian painter, sculptor, architect and many other things. Leonardo was knowns as the archetypal Renaissance man. He is known widely as a great painter and one of the most diversely talented person to ever live. He was born on April 15, 1452, in Vinci, Italy. He was born in a farmhouse nestled among the hills of Tuscany.…

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    Leonardo Da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 in Anchiano, Tuscany. He was raised by his father, Ser Peiro, and his uncle due to his mother being a peasant. Although Leonardo didn’t receive any formal education, at the young age of 15 his father recognized his artistic talent and apprenticed him to the renowned artist Andrea Del Verrocchio. He stayed with Verrocchio until he was able to become an independent master in the year 1482. Da Vinci then moved to Milan and began to work for the Sfzorsa…

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    Leonardo da Vinci was born in Vinci, Italy on April 15, 1452. Da Vinci came from a broken home, beginning around age five he lived on the estate in Vinci that belonged to the family of his father, Ser Peiro, an attorney and notary. Da Vinci’s uncle, who loved nature also influenced many of Da Vinci’s earlier years and inspired many of his later works as an artist. He had no formal education past the basic reading, writing and math, but his father could see he had artistic talent and apprenticed…

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    Leonardo da Vinci was born April 15, 1452 in a farmhouse just outside the village of Anchiano in present day Italy. He and his father's family moved to Florence when he was 12. At 14 he started his artist’s apprenticeship in the studio of Andrea del Verrocchio. Here he learned a wide amount of technical skills involving metalworking, leather arts, carpentry, drawing, painting and sculpting. This is where he really started to appreciate science. Leonardo had little formal education (Basic…

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    Introduction Leonardo Da Vinci was an illegitimate son of a notary named Ser Piero and a peasant girl Caterina Leonardo. He was born on April, 15 1452, in Vinci, Italy which was just outside Florence. After spending his short life with his mother, Leonardo’s custody was given to his father as his mother married someone in the neighboring town. As his parents lived separate life, they gifted him with 17 half sisters and brothers. Leonardo’s love and connection with paintings started in small age…

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