2BiographyLionardo di ser Piedro da Vinci Leonardo, son of Piedro from Vinci)Birth date & year = April 15th, 1452Birth place = Vinci, ItalyRaised by his stepmothersChild of a landlord & peasant girlDivorced & movedRaised up by his father & his stepmothers
4Renaissance man Absolute genius Painter, architect, musician, scientist, inventor, mathematician, anatomist, etc.Most well known as an artistWas not considered as others since he did not have any education
6Andrea del verrochio (1470-1475) Renowned workshop in Florence ( age 15)Helped his teacher to paint “Baptism of Christ” – the angel in the paintingShocked his master Verrochio b/c he was much better than his master1477 at age 20, he started his own workshop = qualified as an artist
12Fact (1492- Medium = pen & ink on paper, circle & square Artists were interested in topographical anatomyProportion of manMarcus Vitruvian Pollio = 1st century architectArchitecture should imitate nature in
13Understanding human bodies Influenced by his teacher VerrocchioWas given permission to dissect corpses by a hospital in ItalySkeleton structure organsCreated theories of how the human body functionsImpact on scientific world
21Quotes[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.