Leonardo Da Vinci Self propelling cart Model Kit - Italeri

Leonardo Da Vinci Self propelling cart Model Kit - Italeri

Available from 23 October 2019.

This model is a reproduction of one of the most amazing of Leonardo da Vinci's plans. It is known as Leonardo's Car although recent studies have defined it one of the first robots in history. The machine is drawn on page 812r of the Codex Atlanticus with other devices. ...
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Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Model dimensions :
11 cm
Reference :

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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.