Leonardo da Vinci - Exhibition catalogue

Leonardo da Vinci - Exhibition catalogue

French language

Official catalogue of the Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at the Louvre Museum from 24 October 2019 to 24 February 2020.
The year 2019, the fifth centenary of Leonardo da Vinci's death in France, is particularly significant for the Louvre, which has the world's largest collection of Leonardo's ...
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Characteristics

Dimensions :
24,5 x 28,5 cm
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
EAN :
9782754111232
Reference :
MX637721

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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.