Andrea del Verrocchio

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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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  • The Renaissance M Leonardo Da Vinci And Jan Van Eyck

    The Renaissance Man was a universal man. He knew a little about everything, instead of knowing a lot about one thing. This man would be able to carry on a conversation about anything. He should also have a knowledge about Latin and Greek. These men were artists, writers, inventors, and more. Leonardo da Vinci and Jan Van Eyck are prime examples of a Renaissance Man, even though they came from two different areas of the Renaissance period. Leonardo da Vinci was born on April fifteenth of the…

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci: The Famous Renaissance Man

    A man not only famous for his artistic skills and being recognized as the original Renaissance man, Leonardo da Vinci, was as a genius engineer, architect, doctor and inventor. He came from a humble family background and being the only child influenced his lifestyle later on. Around his twenties, Leonardo’s journey in choosing a profession had begun. He was an apprentice for some time then became the real deal near his thirties. In this paper I will give details of a genius man behind the…

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  • Leonardo As A Renaissance Man

    The Renaissance, by definition of the word, was an era of rebirth. It came subsequently after the time of the Black Plague and was seen as a time of hope and restoration of the arts. From painters to sculptors, architects to scientists, the world of the Renaissance was filled with creations that continue to be prominent today. We still read and perform the plays of Shakespeare, we still display and view the paintings of and Raphael and we continue to revere the scientific discoveries of…

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci: The Ideal Renaissance Man

    the ideal Renaissance man, was born in Vinci, Italy in 1452. Leonardo was one of 17 children with no strong mother figure in his life, but lived with his father, Ser Piero. From a young age, Leonardo loved art, and began apprenticing under Andrea del Verrocchio, a notable artist in Florence. He grew up living in Milan and Florence, where he gained significant knowledge about art and science. He developed a lust for knowledge, and wanted to learn as much as he could about a variety of subjects.…

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  • Historical Painter: Leonardo Da Vinci

    Historical Painter: Leonardo da Vinci The Italian Renaissance was well known for the famous artist, Leonardo da Vinci. Da Vinci was well known for his curiosity with science and nature which greatly influenced his work, not only as a painter but a “sculptor, architect, inventor, military engineer, and draftsman” ( 1). Da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 in what is now present day Italy. At the age of five, da Vinci moved in with his grandparents and uncle in nearby Vinci. Leonardo never…

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci's Influence On The Renaissance

    renaissance was a time when many great artists thrived. One of those artists was Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo was born on April 15, 1452 in Vinci, Italy. He became involved with art when his father apprenticed him to the artist, Andrea del Verrocchio. Leonardo quickly surpassed Andrea 's abilities and started creating his own artwork. In order to be considered the greatest artist, one must have developed and used techniques, and have had many pieces of art showcased for others to view. Leonardo…

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  • Leonardo Di Ser Piero Da Lisa Analysis

    This work was requested by Lisa’s husband Francesco Del Giocondo. Both Lisa was from a well-known family through Tuscany and Florence. Francesco was a very wealthy silk merchant. This work was to celebrate their home’s completion.Not only was it a celebration to their home, but the celebration of the birth…

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  • Analysis Of Aphrodite: A Masterpiece Of Love: Sandro Botticelli

    apprentice inspired and instructed Botticelli ( By the time he was 15 years old, he owned his own workshop ( He also worked for Antonio del Pollaiuolo, from Pollaiuolo he gained his sense of line ( Along with Lippi and Pollaiuolo, he was also influenced by Andrea del Verrocchio…

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