Léonard de Vinci et le mystère Chambord

Léonard de Vinci et le mystère Chambord

2019: "Vinci Year" and "Chambord Year" The five hundred years of Vinci's death and the construction of Chambord Castle are jointly commemorated throughout this year.

The book recounts the highlights of Leonardo da Vinci's journey, who came to spend the last three years of his life in France, in Amboise, ...
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Dimensions :
24 x 18,5 x 1,3 cm
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Author :
Labarrière, Dominique

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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.