Leonardo Da Vinci, born in 15 April, 1452 to a town close to Vinci. Son of Ser Piero and Caterina. Leonardo Da Vinci father’s is a lawyer and the mother was a peasant. Leonardo is the illegitimate son of Ser Piero.
Leonardo Da Vinci was born in 1452 near Florence Italy.
Langley, Andrew. Leonardo. Great Britain. Dorling Kindersley, 1999.
What did he do?
Painter, architect, engineer, draftsman, botanist and anatomist. These are all the aspects he inquired upon.
Constantino, Mara. Leonardo. New Jersey: Crescent Books, 1993.
Was he well educated?
In 1430-88 Leonardo enrolled in a workshop lead by Andrea Di Cione better known as Andrea del Verrocchio. Leonardo worked as her apprentice for 6 years than was made an assistant. He got the knowledge of colors and mixing, how to hold a brush, different techniques of creating shapes from being an apprentice.
Leonardo was 15 when he enrolled in her class.
Constantino, Maria. Leonardo. New Jersey: Crescent Books, 1993.
Leonardo Da Vinci also worked in the next door workshop lead by Antonio Pollaiuolo, and is presumed that, that is where he was drawn to the study of anatomy.
“Leonardo Da Vinci.” Britannica. 15th Edition. 1991. Print.
What paintings did he create during the Renaissance?
On document L.D.VP.
Did he influence anybody? (To follow in his renaissance footsteps in arts)
Leonardo Da Vinci influenced a lot of artist through his painting styles.
“Albertinelli (“Leonardo Da Vinci.”)
Correggio (“Leonardo Da Vinci.”)
Bernardino Luini (“Leonardo Da Vinci.”)
Michelangelo (“Leonardo Da Vinci.”)
Raphael (“He also learned new techniques from Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo.”) (Melanie and Leah.)
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Was he influence by anybody’s work?
Verrocchio would have been an influence on Leonardo because Leonardo did study underneath her.
Architect Filippo Brunelleschi influenced Leonardo in sculpting and architecture.
“Shaping Leonardo Da Vinci’s Artwork.” Leonardo Da Vinci. Leonardo Da Vinci. 3/3/10. Web. 10/3/10.
Were any of his paintings influenced by a woman?
The Mona Lisa was inspired by a woman.
Portrait of Ginevra de' Benci.
The portrait of The Lady with an Ermine.
The portrait of La Belle Ferronnière.
Were all inspired by women.
How did his paintings represent the ideals in the Renaissance?
The Mona Lisa, the portrait of Ginevra de’ Benci all of them have nothing to do with religion and none of them were commission by the church. The Renaissance was about mankind and less of religion. All Leonardo painted was man and not religion.
How important was his role in shaping the outcome of the Renaissance era?
Did Leonardo Da Vinci come across any struggles?
What influenced his theories and explanations?
How did he keep his ideas from being taken?
Leonardo wrote all his idea’s backwards. He would use a mirror and write what he saw. “The journals are mostly written in mirror-image cursive. The reason may have been more a practical expediency than for reasons of secrecy as is often suggested. Since Leonardo wrote with his left hand, it is probable that it was easier for him to write from right to left.”
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