Léonard de Vinci

Léonard de Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci is undoubtedly one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance. A versatile artist, he has transformed the art of painting as much as science, architecture and medicine. But it is the drawing that is at the heart of his work, at the origin of his language. The illustration - whether ...
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12,5 x 19 x 1,1 cm
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Author :
Delieuvin, Vincent

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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.