Vinci's obsession

Vinci's obsession


Florence 1476, Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, 24 years old, literally broke out of a bloody clash with his father. In a few weeks, he rebuilt himself and chose an incredible and unique destiny that would mark the Renaissance and the history of the humanist. But who is really Leonardo ...
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Dimensions :
15,5 x 23,5 x 3,5 cm
Artiste :
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Size of the book :
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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.