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1 Leonardo Da Vinci AM 6 th Grade Mr. Kyle

2 Questions and Answers Leonardo Da Vinci was a pivotal philosopher of the time of the Renaissance. The Renaissance was period of great achievements and discoveries. He was a painter, inventor, sculptor, architect, engineer, scientist, and musician. How did Leonardo Da Vinci influence the future of art and science for the world?

3 Important Events in His Life Born April 15 th, 1452 in the small town of Vinci, Italy. Leonardo moved to Florence to live with his father in Leonardo paints The Last Supper in Milan in Leonardo is commissioned to paint the Mona Lisa in Leonardo Da Vinci Dies in the arms of the king of France in Self portrait of Leonardo at age 62

4 Questions Leonardo Da Vinci always had questions buzzing in his head; this is one reason why he could never finish more than half of his work. Artistic Artistic Science Science Life/Anatomy Life/Anatomy

5 The Mona Lisa The Mona Lisa was started in 1503 but was never finished. It is Leonardo’s most famous painting. The painting was inspired by the wife of Francesco del Giocondo. The Mona lisa was done in a type of painting style called Stufmoto, the Italian word for smoke.

6 The Last Supper The Last Supper was one of the few paintings that Leonardo finished. When it was finished it was a masterpiece, but within 10 years it started to flake off the wall. The Last Supper was painted in the dinning hall of the of the Santa Maria Delle Grazie church in Milan.

7 Inventions Inventions Leonardo had a complex mind so some of his inventions were to complex for his time! Inventions such as his hang glider were not tested for over 700 years. Leonardo was always trying to test his inventions himself, but never got to it. This is a page from one of Leonardo’s notebooks that shows something like a helicopter.

8 Did His Glider Work? The video about to be shown tells how two scientists used Leonardo’s original bird like glider design to see if it could actually fly. video.mp4

9 Life Leonardo’s life was not all about art, he also studied about human and animal anatomy. Because of this interest Leonardo ended up dissecting over fifty human corpses! This drawing from one of Leonardo’s note books, The Study Of The Human Proportions, is how he tried to relate the body to the circle and square.

10 Other Important information Leonardo da Vinci was left-handed. So that he wouldn’t smear the ink, Leonardo did the writings in his notebook in mirror writing but also for some secrecy as well. Because he was to busy with other things, or for some other reason Leonardo never married. Leonardo loved animals so much that he became a strict vegetarian and bought birds just to set them free.

11 Today Leonardo Da Vinci changed the lives of people today because of his pursuit to answer the questions that filled his mind. Because of Leonardo’s inventive mind he was able to influence the future of art and science. Because of Leonardo’s inventive mind he was able to influence the future of art and science.


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