Earrings Da Vinci - Interlacing

Earrings Da Vinci - Interlacing

These earrings are inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's studies of interlacing.

Leonardo da Vinci's notebooks contain several pages of studies of interlacing and knots.
Between 1490 and 1500, a series of 7 chisel engravings representing a complex set of lines intertwined around a central coat of arms was made in his workshop.

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Musée du Louvre
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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.