Magnet Man of Vitruve - Leonardo da Vinci - Pale gold

Magnet Man of Vitruve - Leonardo da Vinci - Pale gold

Gilded metal magnet of the Vitruvian Man of Leonardo da Vinci

L'Homme de Vitruve is a famous drawing by Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519). It represents the ideal proportions of the human body perfectly inscribed in a circle and a square. The Vitruvian Man is an emblematic allegorical symbol of humanism, ...
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Material of the original work :
Material :
Gilt metal
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Matière de l'article :
Cartonette papier,plast,metal
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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.