Leonardo da Vinci - Reflections on Leonardian aesthetics
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Leonardo da Vinci - Reflections on Leonardian aesthetics


Reflections on Leonardian Aesthetics is an essay on the relationship between science and art, between theory and practice, in Leonardo da Vinci's work. Leonardo da Vinci, who thought aesthetically of science and scientifically of aesthetics, has always mixed the different branches of ...
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Dimensions :
15,1 x 18 x 1,6 cm
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Reference :


Author :
Yacob, Annie

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.