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Set of 4 Leonardo Da Vinci Plates - Machines

Set of 4 Leonardo Da Vinci Plates - Machines

This box of 4 earthenware plates contains the sketches of the most famous inventions made by the Italian inventor Leonardo da Vinci.

Among the sketches presented, the flying wing or "ornithoptera", the aerial screw, the tank, a gear system and the plans of a cathedral.

Made in France in the Gien faience factory.

€60

Characteristics

Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Material :
Earthenware
EAN :
8407690501954
Model dimensions :
12.8 cm
Reference :
CA390623

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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.