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LEONARDO DA VINCI (1452-1519) By Alice Xu. BIOGRAPHY Lionardo di ser Piedro da Vinci Leonardo, son of Piedro from Vinci) Birth date & year = April 15.

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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 15 th, 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 ( ) 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 ( ) 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 ( ) 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 = 1 st 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 biography.com/images/vitruvian-man-large.jpg biography.com/images/vitruvian-man-large.jpg /

23 man.html man.html anatomy html


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