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Leonardo da Vinci

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Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519) was an Italian polymath, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, botanist, musician and writer.
Leonardo wrote in Italian using a special kind of shorthand that he  invented himself. People who study his notebooks have long been  puzzled by something else, however. He usually used "mirror  writing", starting at the right side of the page and moving to the  left. Only when he was writing...
There seems to be no record of the actual date. Leonardo died on May 2, 1519, and the funeral must have taken place soon afterwards.
Do you really expect that information to exist after 500 years? Even if it did we would not be able to understand the Florentine measurements.
He actually had a sexual relationship with his men students so he didnt have wife orkids.
He did not publish any texts, but he likely intended his journals for that purpose. His extensive notes and sketches totalled nearly 13,000 pages, and provided enough material for many books that were later written about his work. Leonardo da Vinci wrote his entries in a mirrored script, suggesting...
Originally Leonardo was buried in the heart of Amboise, the royal castle, in the cloister of San Fiorentino. After destruction of the church and parts of the castle the mortal remains of Leonardo da Vinci were transferred to the Chapel of St. Hubert.
His notebooks contain scetches of his ideas and inventions, and also text to explain those.
He is regarded as one of the foremost ever.
Outside Italy he was only in France.
He wrote one very long notebook.
How can we know? What is certain is that many people have enjoyed watching his artworks, and felt better.
Yes but even if it they did and it was able to work without breaking up they didn't have the engines to run the thing yet. <--- Is incorrect it was meant to be powered by four men spinning the screw. However that makes the fact that he came up with the Idea even more amazing doesn't it.It did not...
Leonardo da Vinci was recognized in his own time for being a greatartist. In his painting "Mona Lisa" we see one of the first uses ofatmospheric perspective to create a look and feeling of depth. Inhis lifetime Leonardo completed only a few paintings, this, coupledwith the fact that he carried the...
The Florentine merchant Francesco del Giocondo commissioned Leonardo to make this portrait of his wife, Lisa Gherardini.
Because he wanted to know everything. yeah okay you weirdo
He didn't get the best of an education. this was because when he was born his mother and father were not married meaning he was illegitimate which meant he wasn't allowed to learn Greek or Latin, meaning he couldn't become a lawyer or a doctor as he was illegitimate. this meant he became a craftsmen...
He was apprenticed to Andrea del Verrocchio.
None all of his paintings are unfinished..we don't know why this is. Wether it's because he felt like he didn't need to or something more complex and knowing Da vinci more complex
His father had some influence as a notary in Florence, but not powerful.
If you mean Da Vinchi, that was his last name. His first name was Leanardo.
hwe was a musian and a scientist nd annatomist
  The "horsemen" are the federal police - the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (aka Mounties).
Of course he is.
Leonardo was interested in the structure and musculature of the human body. In his time period dissecting a human body was very illegal and against the rules of the Church. He chose to dissect cadavers in order to see the structures of the body so he could better portray the human form. As a...
Da Vinci invented devices that even during that age was technologically advanced and was the considered a great Renaissance: knowing subjects including science, sculpture, painting and inventing. He painted things such as the "Mona Lisa" and "The Last supper'.
No, he only sculptured the bronze horse but the bronze horse was never compleeted because not all the bronse was given to build it insted it was used to make bronze cannons.
the phrase "a di da phat" alludes to offering respectful praise to the Buddha, in Vietnamese. Often at Buddhist gatherings, especially during chants, followers of the Buddha chant the phrase during services conducted by a Monk. The elongated phrase, "Nam Mo A Di Da Phat" is, too, an utterance of...
Leonardo Da Vinci's influence was religion and his mentor Verrocchio.
The Mona Lisa is a 16th century portrait painted in oil on a poplar panel in Florence by Leonardo da Vinci
he steals human corpses at night in graveyards. he tried to make shoes to walk on water. he painted the mona Lisa as a self portrait of himself. his painting the Mona Lisa is named after his grandmother, Monna Lucia.
you ask me, i ask who?
He was in the high renaissance! thank you for asking this question
Leonardo saw Mona's face and got inspired to draw her. That's what I think.
Leonardo Da Vinci wrote Backwards in his manuscripts.Thats what you would get struck by.
Leonardo da vinci as well as raphael santi and donato bramante. He also did not like Pope Julius the 2nd. Painting a ceiling was below him, according to Michelangelo. Usually they would just be blue with tiny stars, but he had better plans for the Sistine Chapel.
yes he smoked in the movie Revolutionary Road
they invented it because want to cut somethling with
Leonardo da Vinci is also known as the Renaissance Man. This is  because he has many achievements as a painter, sculptor, architect,  anatomist, mathematician and more.
Leonardo da Vinci has fifteen works are generally attributed eitherin whole or in large part to him. Most are paintings on panel, withthe remainder a mural, a large drawing on paper, and two works inthe early stages of preparation.
the world has been affected by Leonardo DA Vince in many different ways. For example Leonardo contributed in everything we know today. without his knowledge we would not know very much. He also invented the scissors and the parachute. so you can See how he impacted the world and made it a better...
Leonardo lived during the Renaissance, which was a period when the Italians were obsessed with everything Roman. The clearest example of Roman influence on Leonardo is the famous Vitruvian Man, which in Italian is called "The proportions of the human body according to Vitruvius", is the clearest...
You remember him from the Mona Lisa
I only know the date, but I don't think ANYONE knows what time, he died may 2nd, 1519
Leonardo da Vinci preformed many expeirements to do with human aviation (flight) and the human body. Some of his blueprints show gliders, but never actually constructed any of the ones he designed.He was also interested in human anatomy; often drawing out the human body, helping to successfully...
She is not just one color. Click link below and see for yourself!
I think that it's so popular because it's very old and they found the painting and it showed feeling about ancient times
It is just a rumor that the king kept the Mona Lisa painting there.
The Last Supper and the "Vitruvian Man"sketches of the human anatomy
Yes. Her name was Lisa Gherardini, wife of a Florentine merchant.
Because people wanted the ability to hover in mid-air.
He lived through it. From 0 till 67 years of age.
Lisa Gherardini in Leonardo's portrait is not known to have brother. So Leonardo cannot have made a portrait of such a person.
  Havivra Da Ifrile was a little girl who was one of the three survivors of the Mount Pelee eruption in 1902. She was found unconscious in her brothers boat off the coast. She made a full recovery and lived well on into old age.
Because some Italian people believed it had been wrongfully taken to France, and they wanted it back.
Yes he did. And in Milan and France.
  Leonardo played golf and thought up inventions. It's true! You can google it!
He was buried in the Chapel of Saint-Hubert in the castle of Amboise.
Both Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci were interested in movement. Michelangelo sculpted and painted nudes because he wanted to show the movement of the human body through the muscles. Da Vinci had a technique called sfumato, which gives his images a smoky, misty effect which makes them look like...
This is not copied from a Leonardo da Vinci work.
- Why is she almost smiling? - Why did Leonardo keep this portrait till he died?Other mysteries? Not really.Any mystery; it is only a legend.
Leonardo da Vinci was most well known for: Mona Lisa Last SupperVirgin of the Rocksand the "Vitruvian Man" and sketches of the human anatomy
Leonardo da Vinci was Italian. He was born in the Tuscan hill town of Vinci, in the lower valley of the Arno river and in the territory of Florence. The da Vinci part of his name means 'From Vinci' his full birth name was Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci.
Very seldom, but here is one example is his drawing called Valley of the Arno from 1473 Click link below to see it!
He was born in 1452 in Vinci, Italy. He is best known as the painter of the Last Supper and the Mona Lisa, which took three years to complete. His lesser known talents were architecture, sculpture, geology, engineering, military arts, and hydraulics. The name Leonardo da Vinci translates to Leonard...
He belonged to the church but his life style and some of his experiments in anatomy made the churcxh suspicious.
Leonardo Da Vinci was an Italian Renaissance polymath: an architect,musician,anatomist,inventor,engineer,scupltor painter, & scientist
Leonardo Da Vinci won the World Award of Arts . actually in 1975, an award was established in his honor being namedthe "Leonardo Da Vinci World Award of Arts." In those days there were no awards in our sense of the word.
No. Silas was killed by someone else. Fache lived.
Yes. It was partially paralyzed by a stroke
Mona Lisa is the same in any language The Mona Lisa is known as La Gioconda to the Italians. It is a derivative of her name Lisa del Giocondo.
Well there is no real story about Mona Lisa, that is what people believe though. The story behind it was that she was a heritic and got persecuted because of her faith. Please, if you do not know the answer, do not just make stuff up! Mona Lisa was not killed, nor was she persecuted. Ever. ...
First of all his teacher Andrea del Verrocchio. Monks of San DonatoDuke Lodovico of MilanDuke of RomagnaCesare BorgiaFrancois I of France
Leonardo was so interested in anoatomy because he wanted to know the body so when he drew, he got every feature right.
Honestly, Leonardo Da Vinci didn't admire anyone he admired the human body. He was an anatomist and wanted to perfect the human body through his works. If you look at a lot of his notes you can see him scetching out the body. So I hope that answered your question. I love Leo, he never left a drawing...
No, Leonardo didn't ever sell any of his pieces according to everything I've ever heard (and I've heard a lot because I'm doing a project on him)
At the royal castle of Amboise, France.
No, he was a Catholic.
yes he was he wrote backward and he wrote in his notebook and he  wrote so you had to put it in front of a mirror
Leonardo Da'vinci actually never made any weapons that we know of, although he had designs for many different weapons.
no no one has ever cracked the Da Vinci code scientists r still trying to crack the code!!