Fresco - Leonardo da Vinci - Vitruvian Man - Bottega Tifernate

Fresco - Leonardo da Vinci - Vitruvian Man - Bottega Tifernate

This fresco represents the Leonardo da Vinci's famous annotated drawing, an architectural treatise written by Vitruvius, a Roman architect, around 15 BC. Vitruvius developed a system of remarkable proportions, measurable at the level of the human body, which must be applied to the constructions of builders ...
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Characteristics

Museum :
Musée du Louvre
EAN :
3336729090921
Model dimensions :
16 cm x 12 cm
Reference :
CB891752

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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.