2 BiographyLionardo 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
4 Renaissance 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
6 Andrea 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
12 Fact (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
13 Understanding 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
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.