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  • The Famous Italian Artist: Leonardo Da Vinci

    of Leonardo’s birth was called Anchiano, Tuscany. Leonardo only received education in basic reading, math, and writing, but his father appreciated his talent for art and apprenticed him around the of 15 to the famous sculptor and painter Andrea del Verrocchio, of Florence. Around 1482, he began to paint his first work called The Adoration of the Magi, for Florence’s San Donato, a Scopeto monastery. Leonardo never completed that piece,…

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  • Why Is Piero Da Vinci Important

    Florence, on April 15 1452. At 5 years old, his father took responsability of him, and his mother remarried. Both his parents had more children seperately, giving him 17 half borthers and sisters. da Vinci studied under a famous Florentine painter Verrocchio. When he first started working, he worked under Ludovico il Moro in Milan. Later in life he worked in places such as Venice, Rome and Bologna, he spent his final years in France in a home that was given to him by the French king Francis I.…

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  • Comparing Leonardo Da Vinci's Life And Art

    Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519) is a standout amongst the most interesting identities ever. Prepared in Florence as a painter and stone carver in the workshop of Andrea del Verrocchio (1435–1488), Leonardo is additionally celebrated for his experimental commitments. Leonardo 's interest and unquenchable yearn for learning never left him. He was continually watching, testing, and designing, and drawing was, for him, an apparatus for recording his examination of nature. Albeit finished works by…

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci Statement That The High Renaissance

    shading and other methods of realism were mastered” (High Renaissance Art [Sa]). The classical culture led the Renaissance to the “revival of Greco-Roman mythological themes in art” (Kleiner 2007:577) as it can be seen in Donatello’s Gattamelata and Andrea del Verrocchio’s Bartolommeo Colleoni, masterpieces. According…

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  • Comparison Of Donatello, Verrocchio, And Michelangelo

    The statue of David has inspired many renowned artists throughout art history maintaining the continuity of the story of David and Goliath. Four of such artists are Donatello, Verrocchio, and Michelangelo during the Renaissance period; and Bernini in the Baroque period. Each transformation of David is rendered in a distinctly different sculpture of the same subject reflecting each of the artist’s own style and time period in comparison. The inspiration of the subject matter is David; the…

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  • Why Is The Renaissance Important In Today's Society

    The Renaissance or the rebirth of European civilization was the period following the Middle Ages. When Greece and Rome classical world declined and a surge of interest in new ways of perceiving the world, revolutionized techniques in art, literature, politics, science among others innovations created the foundation for our modern advancements. According to, the Renaissance also witnessed the discovery and exploration of new continents, the substitution of the Copernican for…

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci: A Brief Biography

    notary, he was a public official that certified legal documents of Florence. His mother wasn’t really in his childhood. When he was fifteen his father a trainer for the new generation of practitioners of a skilled young lady. Her name is Andrea del Verrocchio she was leading the artist of Florence, she was a known…

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  • Individualism And Art: Leonardo Da Vinci And The High Renaissance

    The Renaissance was a period of time after the Middle Ages in Europe recognized as the years between the 13th and 16th centuries. It is established as the bloom of philosophy, literature, and most importantly art. The renaissance was a movement that originated in Italy in the late 13th and early 14th centuries known and as the “Early Renaissance.” During this time Italian scholars and artists were seen as rebirthing the ethics and success of classical Roman culture; while others sought to…

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci: The Greatest Renaissance Artist In History

    Leonardo da Vinci created magnificent artwork that filled the world around him with life, making him one of the greatest Renaissance painters in history. He came to life April 15, 1452, in Tuscany, Italy. His father was Piero da Vinci, and his mother Caterina. They were not married, and Piero had affairs with multiple other women throughout his lifetime. Because of this, Leonardo had nearly fifteen half-siblings and four stepmothers. Every time he saw his mother, she was holding another baby.…

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  • The Last Supper By Leonardo Da Vinci: Renaissance Man

    Vinci, Italy, Leonardo da Vinci was the epitome of a ‘Renaissance man’” (Leonardo Da Vinci Biography). When he was about fourteen years old, as was custom during the time to work under the apprenticeship of a master, da Vinci studied under Andrea del Verrocchio. While in his apprenticeship he learned, “metalworking, leather arts, carpentry, drawing, painting, and sculpting” (Leonardo Da Vinci Biography). One of his first independently commissioned pieces was “Adoration of the Magi”. In 1495,…

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