Set of 4 Leonardo Da Vinci Plates - Horses

Set of 4 Leonardo Da Vinci Plates - Horses

These earthenware plates are based on the preparatory drawings made by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci for a project for an equestrian statue, the Sforza monument.

Made in France in the Gien faience factory.

€60

Characteristics

Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Material :
Earthenware
EAN :
8407690516590
Model dimensions :
12.8 cm
Reference :
CA390618

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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.