Leonardo da Vinci's personal life

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  • Super Artists In Renaissance Art

    During the Renaissance, there were hundreds of thousands of people who could be labeled as artists; there are also quite a few of those people who could be labeled as successful and especially talented artists. There are only a handful, however of artists who could be labeled “super artists” by Martin Kemp, or individuals who could be labeled as “creative genius”. In his book titled Life of Raphael, Giorgio Vasari wrote that, “Nature created [Raphael] as a gift to the world.” As time looks back on the Renaissance, were these “super artists” individuals who helped the current understanding of the Renaissance, or did they instead hinder today’s view of the time period? Individuals who were strong enough artists to be labeled “super” were individuals…

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  • Why Is Leonardo Da Vinci Important In Civil Engineering

    history 's most important machines. One of the most popular examples of these individuals, Leonardo Da Vinci, existed during the Italian Renaissance. He was a self-taught engineer, artist, and architect who was always fascinated by art and machinery, famous for being able to intertwine them into his inventions. His contraptions have lead to the creation of many of the machines that we use in the twenty-first century, as his inventions have shaped the evolution of modern warfare, the world of…

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci's Virtue: A Biography Of Leonardo Da Vinci

    Italy, Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452. Around the age of 13, da Vinci’s family moved to Florence. Young Leonardo received a poor formal education that did not exceed that of basic reading, writing and mathematics. While his formal education was lacking, Leonardo’s artistic abilities shown through very early in life. Around the age of 14, da Vinci began a long-lasting apprenticeship with Andrea del Verrocchio in Florence. He learned an extensive span of technical skills including…

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci: The Mona Lisa And The Last Supper

    in a rather vintage look. One of the most famous paintings were created by him, the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper. Who is he? None other but Leonardo da Vinci. Da Vinci has always been an inspirational artist to me since I was a small child. When I first learned about him in 4th grade art class I was amazed and stunned by his art. Not only was da Vinci an artist, but he was a scientist, an engineer, a mathematician, etc. Da Vinci was truly an amazing man in general. Leonardo da Vinci was born…

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci: The High Renaissance

    of the 16th century is known as the High Renaissance, It is most famous for the Italian Art Masters such as Da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael. These remarkable artists made art no longer a craft being made by craftsmen, on the contrary art became an almost noble like statues, something perceived as valuable and glorious. These Italian master arose in the time when Italy was in need of prestige and honorable buildings and in a time were artists no longer had to accommodate to the wishes of the…

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  • Michael Gelb's How To Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci

    influenced some the greatest artists in during the Renaissance, possibly even the world through patronage. Arguably, the greatest person the Medici family provided patronage to was an inventor, artist, engineer, and writer named Leonardo Da Vinci. Da Vinci had an unmeasurable impact upon the Renaissance and the way he approached life still is of use for leaders today. There is no better example of genius and a person whom embodied humanism. Michael Gelb, author of How to Think Like Leonardo Da…

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  • Mona Lisa Analysis

    Visual Arts: Leonardo da Vinci: Mona Lisa Florentine artist Leonardo da Vinci was known as a creative genius. One of his most famous paintings that is still surviving is his portrait Mona Lisa. She was known as La Gioconda, the wife of a merchant, Francesco del Giocondo; the painting is in three-quarter view and she is seated on a stone balcony (Fiero 198). Mona Lisa is not abstract but is lifelike and realistic. The viewer can see the whole upper torso of her body placed. She is in an elegant…

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci Influence On Mona Lisa

    invention, art, nature, and science together in a way that would revolutionize how life and creation were perceived by everyone. Leonardo Da Vinci was responsible for these contemporary contributions that changed art and science for ever. Hundreds of revolutions had occurred before his time, however the way he perceived the world allowed him to experience life in a very different way from every one else allowing him to create a revolution of his own. Da Vinci, a legendary inventor, artist, and…

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  • How Did The Renaissance Influence Women

    bright spots. Architecture becoming a science, as well as creating beautiful buildings was becoming known as an art and of course the world renowned inventor, artist, visionary Leonardo Da Vinci and the many wonders he had to offer the Renaissance period that bled into our modern times. During the Renaissance period the women were usually the ones who stayed at home and supported their husbands in all of their endeavors. This was the way in Greece and Rome. They helped prepare their men in…

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci's The Mona Lisa

    Leonardo da Vinci was accomplished in many areas -- mathematics, science, architecture, botany, etc., but what he is most known for is being a brilliant artist. As a young child, he received very little education, but his artistic talents, despite any formal training, were apparent very early on. This is what led him, at the age of fourteen, to begin an apprenticeship with Andrea del Verrocchio, a prominent artist at the time, in Florence. When he was twenty years old, da Vinci moved on from…

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