Leonardo da Vinci's crazy machines

Leonardo da Vinci's crazy machines


On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death, this beautiful documentary offers children the opportunity to test the machines he has imagined.
Leonard's favourite activity is to invent unusual machines: a winged machine to fly like a bird, a giant screw that ...
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Dimensions :
25,8 x 34,8 x 1,2 cm
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
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Author :
Lescaille, Nathalie

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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.