Brooch Da Vinci - Plan and projections

Brooch Da Vinci - Plan and projections

Available from 23 October 2019.

The design of this brooch is inspired by Arundel's codex, a collection of pages of notes written by Leonardo da Vinci, mainly from 1480 to 1518. One of the characteristics of this notebook is its characteristic mirror writing with the left hand (from right to left), including ...
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Musée du Louvre
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6 cm x 7 cm
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Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Painter, sculptor, architect, scientist, musician and humanist of his time (XV-XVI centuries), initiator of the second Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci is the very figure of the universal genius. After the completion of The Virgin with the Rocks, for the chapel San Francesco Grande, and that of the Equestrian Statue of Francesco Sforza, he found glory throughout Italy. The Last Supper, the ceiling of the Sforza Palace, the Mona Lisa and the Battle of Anghiari are a few of his great artworks. Leonardo also carried out a large amount of studies on zoology, botany, anatomy, geology. In 1516, he joined the court of Francis I, where he participated in urban planning projects. He is taken by an illness on May 2, 1519.