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Leonardo da Vinci By Dan Tingley
Basic Information Born on April 15, 1452 in Vinci, Italy Involved in painting, sculpting, engineering, inventing, and anatomy among other subjects Not much is known about his personal life Died May 2, 1519
Thesis Leonardo da Vinci’s most important contributions to society were his artwork, inventions and theories, and his study of human anatomy.
Artwork Madonna with Sts John the Baptist and Donatus By Andrea del Verrocchio Virgin of the Rocks By Leonardo da Vinci
The Mona Lisa “One of the most significant achievements of the Renaissance” –Justin Daigle Possibly a self-portrait Renowned for her mysterious expression
The Last Supper Shows Jesus Christ and his disciples Did not last for long because of his innovative technique
Inventions and Theories “He made models of mills and presses, and machines to be worked by water, and designs for tunneling through mountains, and levers and cranes for raising great weights, so that it seemed that his brain never ceased inventing.” -Giorgio Vasari
Human Anatomy The Vitruvian Man is his most famous anatomic drawing Based on proportions set by Roman author Vitruvius
Influence Leonardo caused many other artists to study anatomy Examples are Michelangelo and Rembrandt The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp By Rembrandt
Conclusion Leonardo da Vinci was very well-rounded and helped to advanced many different fields He was a painter, sculptor, engineer, and scientist The Mona Lisa and The Last Supper are his most famous works
Thesis Leonardo da Vinci’s artwork, inventions and scientific theories, and study of anatomy were his most important contributions to humanity.