Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance of the world

Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance of the world


1514. Leonardo da Vinci was expelled from Rome by the Pope for dissecting human bodies. He decided to go into exile with the young King of France Francis I, who promised him unlimited resources and the freedom he dreamed of to continue his work.
His trip is an opportunity to review the major events that have marked his life.

21g Editions

128 pages
French language



Dimensions :
21,7 x 29,6 x 1,8 cm
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Author :
Kahil, Marwan

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The artist

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.