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1 Leonardo da Vinci Biographical Page Biographical Page The Mona Lisa The Mona Lisa Sample Artwork Sample Artwork Sample Artwork 2 Sample Artwork 2 Resources Quiz

2 Biographical Page Leonardo Da Vinci was one of the most famous painters of the Italian Renaissance. He is almost always thought of as a painter. However, he studied in many different fields including anatomy, astronomy, botany, and geology. He also designed and drew plans for hundreds of inventions. Leonardo Da Vinci was one of the most famous painters of the Italian Renaissance. He is almost always thought of as a painter. However, he studied in many different fields including anatomy, astronomy, botany, and geology. He also designed and drew plans for hundreds of inventions. Da Vinci was most likely born in 1452 outside the town of Vinci, in central Italy, the illegitimate son of Ser Piero da Vinci. Da Vinci was most likely born in 1452 outside the town of Vinci, in central Italy, the illegitimate son of Ser Piero da Vinci. Da Vinci first became involved in art as an apprentice to Andrea del Verrocchio, a painter and sculptor in Florence. From about 1478 to 1482 Leonardo had a studio in Florence where he received the commission to paint his famous painting, The Adoration of the Three Kings. Da Vinci first became involved in art as an apprentice to Andrea del Verrocchio, a painter and sculptor in Florence. From about 1478 to 1482 Leonardo had a studio in Florence where he received the commission to paint his famous painting, The Adoration of the Three Kings. Da Vinci then moved to Milan where he lived for 17 years and painted The Last Super. He also made several scientific drawings of the human body which are considered by some to be the first accurate diagrams. Da Vinci then moved to Milan where he lived for 17 years and painted The Last Super. He also made several scientific drawings of the human body which are considered by some to be the first accurate diagrams. Da Vinci returned to Florence in It was here that he created his most famous painting, The Mona Lisa. In his later years Leonardo made many drawings that are famous for their use of shadow and feeling of motion. Da Vinci returned to Florence in It was here that he created his most famous painting, The Mona Lisa. In his later years Leonardo made many drawings that are famous for their use of shadow and feeling of motion. In 1517 Da Vinci moved to a large house in France at the invitation of King Francis I who wanted to surround himself with representatives of Renaissance culture. In 1517 Da Vinci moved to a large house in France at the invitation of King Francis I who wanted to surround himself with representatives of Renaissance culture. He died on May 2, He died on May 2, 1517.

3 The Mona Lisa Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is possibly the most famous portrait ever painted. This is partly due to the strange looking smile. The painting illustrates a woman in proper Florentine clothing for the 1400’s in front of a mountainous landscape. While it is unknown who the model was for this painting, some have suggested that Da Vinci used himself as the model. This was suggested because of similarities in the facial features of Da Vinci and the woman. Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is possibly the most famous portrait ever painted. This is partly due to the strange looking smile. The painting illustrates a woman in proper Florentine clothing for the 1400’s in front of a mountainous landscape. While it is unknown who the model was for this painting, some have suggested that Da Vinci used himself as the model. This was suggested because of similarities in the facial features of Da Vinci and the woman. The painting uses mostly darker colors, such as greens and browns, in the background and browns and black for the woman’s clothing. The painting creates a feeling of mystery because one does not know why the woman is smiling such a strange looking smile. The painting uses mostly darker colors, such as greens and browns, in the background and browns and black for the woman’s clothing. The painting creates a feeling of mystery because one does not know why the woman is smiling such a strange looking smile.

4 Sample Artwork The Last Supper The Last Supper The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne The Virgin of the Rocks

5 Sample Artwork Embryo In the Womb Self Portrait

6 Resources Other Internet sites I used to collect Information Other Internet sites I used to collect Information Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci Name of Sponsoring Organization: Created by the Science Museum Name of Sponsoring Organization: Created by the Science Museum Full title of Document: Leonardo Da Vinci Scientist, Inventor, Artist Full title of Document: Leonardo Da Vinci Scientist, Inventor, Artist Description of Context: Interactive site about Leonardo Da Vinci Description of Context: Interactive site about Leonardo Da Vinci URL: URL: Date of access: March 12, 2004 Date of access: March 12, 2004 Web Museum: Leonardo da Vinci Web Museum: Leonardo da Vinci Web Museum: Leonardo da Vinci Web Museum: Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci on Encyclopedia.com Leonardo da Vinci on Encyclopedia.com Leonardo da Vinci on Encyclopedia.com Leonardo da Vinci on Encyclopedia.com This site was created for Leonardo Da Vinci. This site was created for Leonardo Da Vinci. It was created by Zachary Rogers It was created by Zachary Rogers A biography of Leonardo Da Vinci, an analysis of the Mona Lisa, other sample artwork and a quiz are available on this site. A biography of Leonardo Da Vinci, an analysis of the Mona Lisa, other sample artwork and a quiz are available on this site. This site is a worthwhile research tool for art students who wish to find some basic information about the life and work of Leonardo Da Vinci. This site is a worthwhile research tool for art students who wish to find some basic information about the life and work of Leonardo Da Vinci. This site is user friendly because you can jump to any page from the main page and back to the main page from any other page allowing for easy access to all parts of the site. This site is user friendly because you can jump to any page from the main page and back to the main page from any other page allowing for easy access to all parts of the site.

7 Quiz 1. Which of the following was not listed as one of Da Vinci’s fields of study on this site? 1. Which of the following was not listed as one of Da Vinci’s fields of study on this site? A. Anatomy A. Anatomy B. Geology B. Geology C. ChemistryAnswer: Click for Answer C. ChemistryAnswer: Click for AnswerClick for AnswerClick for Answer D. Botany D. Botany 2. Which of Da Vinci’s paintings is famous for the subject’s bizarre smile? 2. Which of Da Vinci’s paintings is famous for the subject’s bizarre smile? A. The Last Super A. The Last Super B. The Mona Lisa B. The Mona Lisa C. The Virgin and Child with Saint AnnAnswer: Click for Answer C. The Virgin and Child with Saint AnnAnswer: Click for AnswerClick for AnswerClick for Answer D. The Virgin of the Rocks D. The Virgin of the Rocks 3. In what Country was Da Vinci born in? 3. In what Country was Da Vinci born in? A. Germany A. Germany B. France B. France C. RussiaAnswer: Click for Answer C. RussiaAnswer: Click for AnswerClick for AnswerClick for Answer D. Italy D. Italy 4. Who may have been the model for Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa? 4. Who may have been the model for Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa? A. Da Vinci’s mother A. Da Vinci’s mother B. The Queen of France at that time B. The Queen of France at that time C. Da Vinci himselfAnswer: Click for Answer C. Da Vinci himselfAnswer: Click for AnswerClick for AnswerClick for Answer D. Da Vinci used no model for this painting D. Da Vinci used no model for this painting

8 Quiz 1. Which of the following was not listed as one of Da Vinci’s fields of study on this site? 1. Which of the following was not listed as one of Da Vinci’s fields of study on this site? A. Anatomy A. Anatomy B. Geology B. Geology C. ChemistryAnswer: C C. ChemistryAnswer: C D. Botany D. Botany 2. Which of Da Vinci’s paintings is famous for the subject’s bizarre smile? 2. Which of Da Vinci’s paintings is famous for the subject’s bizarre smile? A. The Last Super A. The Last Super B. The Mona Lisa B. The Mona Lisa C. The Virgin and Child with Saint AnnAnswer: Click for Answer C. The Virgin and Child with Saint AnnAnswer: Click for AnswerClick for AnswerClick for Answer D. The Virgin of the Rocks D. The Virgin of the Rocks 3. In what Country was Da Vinci born in? 3. In what Country was Da Vinci born in? A. Germany A. Germany B. France B. France C. RussiaAnswer: Click for Answer C. RussiaAnswer: Click for AnswerClick for AnswerClick for Answer D. Italy D. Italy 4. Who may have been the model for Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa? 4. Who may have been the model for Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa? A. Da Vinci’s mother A. Da Vinci’s mother B. The Queen of France at that time B. The Queen of France at that time C. Da Vinci himselfAnswer: Click for Answer C. Da Vinci himselfAnswer: Click for AnswerClick for AnswerClick for Answer D. Da Vinci used no model for this painting D. Da Vinci used no model for this painting

9 Quiz 1. Which of the following was not listed as one of Da Vinci’s fields of study on this site? 1. Which of the following was not listed as one of Da Vinci’s fields of study on this site? A. Anatomy A. Anatomy B. Geology B. Geology C. ChemistryAnswer: Click for Answer C. ChemistryAnswer: Click for AnswerClick for AnswerClick for Answer D. Botany D. Botany 2. Which of Da Vinci’s paintings is famous for the subject’s bizarre smile? 2. Which of Da Vinci’s paintings is famous for the subject’s bizarre smile? A. The Last Super A. The Last Super B. The Mona Lisa B. The Mona Lisa C. The Virgin and Child with Saint AnnAnswer: B C. The Virgin and Child with Saint AnnAnswer: B D. The Virgin of the Rocks D. The Virgin of the Rocks 3. In what Country was Da Vinci born in? 3. In what Country was Da Vinci born in? A. Germany A. Germany B. France B. France C. RussiaAnswer: Click for Answer C. RussiaAnswer: Click for AnswerClick for AnswerClick for Answer D. Italy D. Italy 4. Who may have been the model for Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa? 4. Who may have been the model for Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa? A. Da Vinci’s mother A. Da Vinci’s mother B. The Queen of France at that time B. The Queen of France at that time C. Da Vinci himselfAnswer: Click for Answer C. Da Vinci himselfAnswer: Click for AnswerClick for AnswerClick for Answer D. Da Vinci used no model for this painting D. Da Vinci used no model for this painting

10 Quiz 1. Which of the following was not listed as one of Da Vinci’s fields of study on this site? 1. Which of the following was not listed as one of Da Vinci’s fields of study on this site? A. Anatomy A. Anatomy B. Geology B. Geology C. ChemistryAnswer: Click for Answer C. ChemistryAnswer: Click for AnswerClick for AnswerClick for Answer D. Botany D. Botany 2. Which of Da Vinci’s paintings is famous for the subject’s bizarre smile? 2. Which of Da Vinci’s paintings is famous for the subject’s bizarre smile? A. The Last Super A. The Last Super B. The Mona Lisa B. The Mona Lisa C. The Virgin and Child with Saint AnnAnswer: Click for Answer C. The Virgin and Child with Saint AnnAnswer: Click for AnswerClick for AnswerClick for Answer D. The Virgin of the Rocks D. The Virgin of the Rocks 3. In what Country was Da Vinci born in? 3. In what Country was Da Vinci born in? A. Germany A. Germany B. France B. France C. RussiaAnswer: D C. RussiaAnswer: D D. Italy D. Italy 4. Who may have been the model for Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa? 4. Who may have been the model for Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa? A. Da Vinci’s mother A. Da Vinci’s mother B. The Queen of France at that time B. The Queen of France at that time C. Da Vinci himselfAnswer: Click for Answer C. Da Vinci himselfAnswer: Click for AnswerClick for AnswerClick for Answer D. Da Vinci used no model for this painting D. Da Vinci used no model for this painting

11 Quiz 1. Which of the following was not listed as one of Da Vinci’s fields of study on this site? 1. Which of the following was not listed as one of Da Vinci’s fields of study on this site? A. Anatomy A. Anatomy B. Geology B. Geology C. ChemistryAnswer: Click for Answer C. ChemistryAnswer: Click for AnswerClick for AnswerClick for Answer D. Botany D. Botany 2. Which of Da Vinci’s paintings is famous for the subject’s bizarre smile? 2. Which of Da Vinci’s paintings is famous for the subject’s bizarre smile? A. The Last Super A. The Last Super B. The Mona Lisa B. The Mona Lisa C. The Virgin and Child with Saint AnnAnswer: Click for Answer C. The Virgin and Child with Saint AnnAnswer: Click for AnswerClick for AnswerClick for Answer D. The Virgin of the Rocks D. The Virgin of the Rocks 3. In what Country was Da Vinci born in? 3. In what Country was Da Vinci born in? A. Germany A. Germany B. France B. France C. RussiaAnswer: Click for Answer C. RussiaAnswer: Click for AnswerClick for AnswerClick for Answer D. Italy D. Italy 4. Who may have been the model for Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa? 4. Who may have been the model for Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa? A. Da Vinci’s mother A. Da Vinci’s mother B. The Queen of France at that time B. The Queen of France at that time C. Da Vinci himselfAnswer: C C. Da Vinci himselfAnswer: C D. Da Vinci used no model for this painting D. Da Vinci used no model for this painting


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