Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519 By Logan Dueñas
His Early Years 1452, April 15th, Leonardo da Vinci was born in the village of Anchiano, Florence, Italy. Leonardo received an informal education of Latin, geometry and mathematics as well as reading and writing Italian He was captivated by his exploration of the nature local to where he lived. Leonardo treated his surroundings as a laboratory as well as his playground. 1466 (14 years old) Leonardo's father took his son to be apprenticed to one of the finest Artists known at the time - Andrea Del Verrocchio.
1475 The Baptism of Christ - Andrea Del Verrocchio. – Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo assisted Verrocchio paint the altar piece: The Baptism of Christ. He painted the angel kneeling on the far left and repaired the landscape and the body of Christ. It was at this time he used oil paints instead of using egg tempera.
1503 – 1519 Mona Lisa – La Gioconda - Most Famous Work 1487 - The Vitruvian Man
His Writting Leonardo wrote in Italian He wrote Right to Left You would need a mirror to read his writing
His Machine sketches Ornithopter Flying Machine Glider
Unfinished Sculpture He spent a number of years drawing sketches of a horse to get the details just right before sculpting a clay model which was to be cast in stone later.
Additional Paintings 1510 - The Virgin and Child with St. Anne 1503- 06 The Virgin of the Rocks
Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, known as an inventor, scientist, mathematician, and most of all, an artist. Da Vinci is considered to be a Renaissance man, for he was skilled in many subjects, and is admired for all his accomplishments. He pioneered the sciences and developed new art techniques. Renaissance Man By Logan Dueñas