Leonardo da Vinci : Gioconda

Leonardo da Vinci : Gioconda

French language

The Mona Lisa is certainly the most famous "image" in the world. But by being seen everywhere, by being used by all kinds of media and for all kinds of purposes, the image has gradually erased the painting, has deprived it of its material. The myth has so overshadowed its history that ...
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Dimensions :
14,3 x 21,6 x 1,1 cm
Artist :
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Size of the book :
Paperback with flap
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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.