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1 Leonardo Da vinci ( ) By Alice Xu

2 Biography Lionardo di ser Piedro da Vinci Leonardo, son of Piedro from Vinci) Birth date & year = April 15th, 1452 Birth place = Vinci, Italy Raised by his stepmothers Child of a landlord & peasant girl Divorced & moved Raised up by his father & his stepmothers

3 Self portrait

4 Renaissance man Absolute genius
Painter, architect, musician, scientist, inventor, mathematician, anatomist, etc. Most well known as an artist Was not considered as others since he did not have any education

5 Baptism of Christ

6 Andrea del verrochio (1470-1475)
Renowned workshop in Florence ( age 15) Helped his teacher to paint “Baptism of Christ” – the angel in the painting Shocked his master Verrochio b/c he was much better than his master 1477 at age 20, he started his own workshop = qualified as an artist

7 Mona Lisa

8 La Gioconda (1503-1519) Mona means “noble”
Wife of Francesco del Giocondo = landowner He painted on and off Technique = oil painting on a poplar wood

9 The Last Supper

10 The last supper (1482-1498) Mural painting for the Duke of Milan
Jesus in the middle announced that his 12 disciples would betray him Reactions of disciples

11 Vitruvian man

12 Fact (1492- Medium = pen & ink on paper, circle & square
Artists were interested in topographical anatomy Proportion of man Marcus Vitruvian Pollio = 1st century architect Architecture should imitate nature in

13 Understanding human bodies
Influenced by his teacher Verrocchio Was given permission to dissect corpses by a hospital in Italy Skeleton structure  organs Created theories of how the human body functions Impact on scientific world

14 Study of horses

15 Study of human bodies

16 Mediums Oil paints Pencil Fresco = watercolor on a wet plaster wall
Sculpted marble

17 inventions Glider Helicopter Parachute Maps Automobile car

18 Glider

19 Flying machine

20 tank

21 Quotes [Understanding] The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding. [Intelligence] Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not his intelligence; he is just using his memory. [Anatomy] The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art. [Focus] He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.

22 Bibliography IMAGES


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