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Connaissance des arts Youth / Leonardo da Vinci - Universal Genius

From his apprenticeship in Verrochio's workshop to his last years in France, via the famous smile on the Mona Lisa, this issue follows in the footsteps of Leonardo da Vinci. Eager to understand everything about the world, he alone embodies the spirit of the Renaissance and the construction of knowledge. ...
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Dimensions :
25,5 x 21,5 x 0,6 cm
Artist :
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
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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.