11 Most Important Things About Leonardo da Vinci

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11 Most Important Things About Leonardo da Vinci:

11 Most Important Things About Leonardo da Vinci

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Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 and died on May 2, 1519. He was Italian.

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Different a typical surname you might think of today, ‘da Vinci’ simply means ‘of Vinci’. The Tucson town where He was born.

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He lived during the Renaissance, a cultural movement that led to important developments in areas such as Art and Science.

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Leonardo da Vinci is perhaps best known as a painter, with his legendary works including the Mona Lisa, the Vitruvain Man and the Last Supper, among others.

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Leonardo da Vinci wasn’t just an incredible artist, he was an inventor, scientist, mathematician, engineer, writer, musician and much more… Talk about Talented!

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His conceptual drawings included plans for musical instruments, war machines, calculators, boats and other ideas. Many of these plans were limited by the level of technology at that time.

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He became an expert in the anatomy of the human body, studying it in detail and creating hundreds of drawings to help explain his thoughts.

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The Vitruvain Man is a drawing by Leonardo da Vinci that describes the relationship between human propositions and Geometry.

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The Mona Lisa is perhaps the most well known painting in the world. It is a half-length portrait of a woman who, along with the composition, background and other details, has been the subject of much speculation and discussion

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It is believed that Leonardo da Vinci began painting Mona Lisa around 1503. It has been on permanent display at the Louvre Museum in Paris for over 200 years.

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