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  1. The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci - Volume 2 by Leonardo Da Vinci, 2010-03-07
  2. The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci - Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci, 2010-03-07
  3. How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day by Michael J. Gelb, 2000-02-08
  4. Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself (Build It Yourself series) by Maxine Anderson, 2006-01-01
  5. Leonardo's Notebooks by Leonardo da Vinci, 2009-10-01
  6. Who Was Leonardo da Vinci? (Who Was...?) by Roberta Edwards, 2005-09-08
  7. The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci - Volume 1 by Leonardo Da Vinci, 2010-03-07
  8. Leonardo: The Artist and the Man by SergeBramly, Leonardo Da Vinci, 1995-03-01
  9. The How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci Workbook: Your Personal Companion to How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci by Michael J. Gelb, 1999-06-15
  10. Leonardo da Vinci by Diane Stanley, 2000-09-30
  11. The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci (Volume 1) by Leonardo da Vinci, 1970-06-01
  12. Leonardo da Vinci: The Complete Works
  13. Leonardo Da Vinci: The Complete Paintings and Drawings by Frank Zollner, Johannes Nathan, 2003-02-01
  14. Leonardo da Vinci for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 21 Activities (For Kids series) by Janis Herbert, 1998-10-01

1. WebMuseum: Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci. Timeline The High Renaissance. The first object of the painter from that plane. Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo DA VINCI
Leonardo da Vinci
Timeline: The High Renaissance The first object of the painter is to make a flat plane appear as a body in relief and projecting from that plane.
Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo DA VINCI (b. 1452, Vinci, Republic of Florence [now in Italy]d. May 2, 1519, Cloux, Fr.), Italian painter, draftsman, sculptor, architect, and engineer whose genius, perhaps more than that of any other figure, epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal. His Last Supper (1495-97) and Mona Lisa (1503-06) are among the most widely popular and influential paintings of the Renaissance. His notebooks reveal a spirit of scientific inquiry and a mechanical inventiveness that were centuries ahead of his time. The Adoration of the Magi
1481-82 (200 Kb); Yellow ochre and brown ink on panel, 246 x 243 cm (8 x 8 ft); Uffizi, Florence
Lady with an Ermine
1483-90 (150 Kb); Oil on wood, 53.4 x 39.3 cm (21 x 15 1/2 in); Czartoryski Museum, Cracow
Madonna Litta
c. 1490-91 (150 Kb); Tempera on canvas, transferred from panel, 42 x 33 cm (16 1/2 x 13 in); Hermitage, St. Petersburg
By a happy chance, a common theme links the lives of four of the famous masters of the High Renaissance Leonardo

2. Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo daVinci Scientist - Inventor - Artist. Leonardo @ the Museum Renaissance Man Exploring Leonardo Multimedia Zone Museum of Science.

Leonardo @ the Museum
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Leonardo @ the Museum
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3. Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo daVinci (14521519) It may seem unusual to include Leonardo da Vinci in a list of paleontologists and evolutionary biologists.
L eonardo da V inci (1452-1519) It may seem unusual to include Leonardo da Vinci in a list of paleontologists and evolutionary biologists. Leonardo was and is best known as an artist, the creator of such masterpieces as the Mona Lisa Madonna of the Rocks , and The Last Supper . Yet Leonardo was far more than a great artist: he had one of the best scientific minds of his time. He made painstaking observations and carried out research in fields ranging from architecture and civil engineering to astronomy to anatomy and zoology to geography, geology and paleontology . In the words of his biographer Giorgio Vasari: The most heavenly gifts seem to be showered on certain human beings. Sometimes supernaturally, marvelously, they all congregate in one individual. . . . This was seen and acknowledged by all men in the case of Leonardo da Vinci, who had. . . an indescribable grace in every effortless act and deed. His talent was so rare that he mastered any subject to which he turned his attention. . . . He might have been a scientist if he had not been so versatile. Leonardo's scientific and technical observations are found in his handwritten manuscripts, of which over 4000 pages survive, including the one pictured on the right, showing some rock formations (click on it to view an enlargement). It seems that Leonardo planned to publish them as a great encyclopedia of knowledge, but like many of his projects, this one was never finished. The manuscripts are difficult to read: not only did Leonardo write in mirror-image script from right to left, but he used peculiar spellings and abbreviations, and his notes are not arranged in any logical order. After his death his notes were scattered to libraries and collections all over Europe. While portions of Leonardo's technical treatises on painting were published as early as 1651, the scope and caliber of much of his scientific work remained unknown until the 19th century. Yet his geological and paleontological observations and theories foreshadow many later breakthroughs.

4. Island Of Freedom - Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci. 14521519. of the great Italian Renaissance artist and scientist Leonardo da Vinci have proved endlessly fascinating for later generations.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci

Vinci - Leonardo's Home Town

The life and work of the great Italian Renaissance artist and scientist Leonardo da Vinci have proved endlessly fascinating for later generations. What most impresses people today, perhaps, is the immense scope of his achievement. In the past, however, he was admired chiefly for his art and art theory. Leonardo's equally impressive contribution to science is a modern rediscovery, having been preserved in a vast quantity of notes that became widely known only in the 20th century.
Leonardo was born on Apr. 15, 1452, near the town of Vinci, not far from Florence. He was the illegitimate son of a Florentine notary, Piero da Vinci, and a young woman named Caterina. His artistic talent must have revealed itself early, for he was soon apprenticed (c. 1469) to Andrea Verrocchio, a leading Renaissance master. In this versatile Florentine workshop, where he remained until at least 1476, Leonardo acquired a variety of skills. He entered the painters' guild in 1472, and his earliest extant works date from this time. In 1478 he was commissioned to paint an altarpiece for the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. Three years later he undertook to paint the Adoration of the Magi for the monastery of San Donato a Scopeto. This project was interrupted when Leonardo left Florence for Milan about 1482. Leonardo worked for Duke Lodovico Sforza in Milan for nearly 18 years. Although active as court artist, painting portraits, designing festivals, and projecting a colossal equestrian monument in sculpture to the duke's father, Leonardo also became deeply interested in nonartistic matters during this period. He applied his growing knowledge of mechanics to his duties as a civil and military engineer; in addition, he took up scientific fields as diverse as anatomy, biology, mathematics, and physics. These activities, however, did not prevent him from completing his single most important painting

5. Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci images and biography Leonardo da Vinci Images. c. 1469, The Dreyfus Madonna (The Madonna with a Pomegranate). c. 147275, The Annunciation.
Leonardo da Vinci images and biography
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"There has never been an artist who was more fittingly, and without qualification, described as a genius. Like Shakespeare, Leonardo came from an insignificant background and rose to universal acclaim. Leonardo was the illegitimate son of a local lawyer in the small town of Vinci in the Tuscan region. His father acknowledged him and paid for his training, but we may wonder whether the strangely self-sufficient tone of Leonardo's mind was not perhaps affected by his early ambiguity of status. The definitive polymath, he had almost too many gifts, including superlative male beauty, a splendid singing voice, magnificent physique, mathematical excellence, scientific daring ... the list is endless. This overabundance of talents caused him to treat his artistry lightly, seldom finishing a picture, and sometimes making rash technical experiments. The Last Supper , in the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan, for example, has almost vanished, so inadequate were his innovations in fresco preparation.

6. LEONARDO Da Vinci
LEONARDO da Vinci. Italian painter (b. 1452, Vinci, d. 1519, Cloux, near Amboise). Paintings until 1480; Paintings in the 1480s; Paintings
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LEONARDO DA VINCI 14521519 INTRODUCTION. Leonardo da Vinci was a supreme example of a Renaissance genius who possessed one of the greatest minds of all times.
The Last Supper , one of da Vinci's most famous paintings.
Leonardo da Vinci was a supreme example of a Renaissance genius who possessed one of the greatest minds of all times.
Da Vinci was born April 15, 1452, and died May 2, 1519. He would wear pink to make his complexion look fresher. Leonardo never attended public school. He was raised by his single father. When Leonardo was fifteen he joined the studio af Andrea del Verrocchio in Florence. Leonardo had no interest in women; he spent most of his time painting. Five years later he became a member of the guild of St. Luke, a painters' guild in Florence. Four years later he worked as an independent artist at his own studio in Florence.
In 1483 he started to paint the first version of the Virgin. He finished it in 1485. In 1495 he made a clay model for the statue of Francesco Forza, and put it on display. In 1486 he began to explore human flight. In 1500 he went to Mantua.
Da Vinci studied philosophy, natural history, anatomy, biology, medicine, optics, acoustics, science, mathematics and hydraulics.
Da Vinci was an architect, musician, engineer, scientist and inventor. He sketched the first parachute, first helicopter, first aeroplane, first tank, first repeating rifle, swinging bridge, paddle boat and first motor car. Da Vinci designed machines of war as well. He was one of the first artists to sketch outdoor portraits. Da Vinci was a sculptor and designer of costumes. He was also a mathematician and a botanist.

8. Leonardo Da Vinci Online
leonardo da vinci Italian High Renaissance Painter and Inventor, 14521519 Guide to pictures of works by leonardo da vinci in art museum sites and image archives worldwide. leonardo da vinci art links/last verified January 3, 2004 when painters have no other standard than work already done. - leonardo da vinci in his Treatise on Painting
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Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci
Uncle of Pierino da Vinci
Studied under Andrea del Verrocchio
Leonardo's students included Andrea Solario Bernardino Luini Cesare da Sesto Francesco Melzi ... Ambrogio de Predis and Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio How from age to age the art of painting continually declines and deteriorates when painters have no other standard than work already done.
Leonardo da Vinci in his Treatise on Painting
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, UK A rider on a rearing horse , drawing The ermine as a symbol of purity , drawing, C.1494

9. ThinkQuest : Library : Leonardo Da Vinci: A Man Of Both Worlds
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Leonardo Da Vinci: A Man of Both Worlds
Pretty impressive! In his 67 years of life, Leonardo Da Vinci was a painter, sculptor, architect, musician, engineer, inventor, and scientist. This genius of the fifteenth century revolutionized the art world with his paintings. His sketches covered a spectrum of topics including life studies, science, and architecture. In fact, Da Vinci's models of weapons and his strategic layouts and battle plans were marveled at by military leaders for many years after his death. Languages: English. Visit Site 1996 ThinkQuest Internet Challenge Awards GEM Languages English Students Chip Mount Airy High School, Mount Airy, NC, United States Ben Mount Airy High School, Mount Airy, NC, United States Kurtis North Cobb High School, Kennesaw, GA, United States Coaches Stephanie Mount Airy High School, Mount Airy, NC, United States David North Cobb High School, Kennesaw, GA, United States Want to build a ThinkQuest site? The ThinkQuest site above is one of thousands of educational web sites built by students from around the world. Click here to learn how you can build a ThinkQuest site.

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your virtual journey in Anchiano (Italy) where Leonardo da Vinci was born on the 15th of April 1452. "Leonardo da Vinci was like a man who awoke too early in the darkness, while the others were all still asleep"

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11. Leonardo Da Vinci: The Painter
Excerpt from Reading About the World, Volume 1.
Leonardo da Vinci: The Painter (15th Century CE)
What qualities does Leonardo claim for his own art in contrast to that of others? Why does he feel that perspective is important?
Because I can find no useful or pleasant subject to discourse on, since the men who came before me have taken all the useful and pleasant subjects and discoursed on them at length, I find I must behave like a pauper who comes to the fair last, and can provide for himself in no other way than to take those things of trivial value that have been rejected by other buyers. I, then, will fill my shopping bag with all these despised and rejected wares, trash passed over by previous buyers, and take them and distribute them, not in the great cities, but in the poorest villages, taking whatever money might be offered. I realize many will call my little work useless; these people, as far as I'm concerned, are like those whom Demetrius was talking about when he said that he cared no more for the wind that issued from their mouths than the wind that issued from their lower extremities. These men desire only material wealth and are utterly lacking in wisdom, which is the only true food and wealth for the mind. The soul is so much greater than the body, its possessions so much nobler than those of the body. So, whenever a person of this sort picks up any of my works to read, I half expect him to put it to his nose the way a monkey does, or ask me if it's good to eat. I also realize that I am not a literary man, and that certain people who know too much that is good for them will blame me, saying that I'm not a man of letters. Fools! Dolts! I may refute them the way Marius did to the Roman patricians when he said that some who adorn themselves with other people's labor won't allow me to do my own labor. These folks will say that since I have no skill at literature, I will not be able to decorously express what I'm talking about. What they don't know is that the subjects I am dealing with are to be dealt with

12. Leonardo Da Vinci Museum
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13. National Museum Of Science And Technology "Leonardo Da Vinci"
Diversified technical and scientific museum in Milan, Italy. Collections, exhibits, and extensive Web resources about technology and the history of technology. Also, both museum and Web site feature material about the life and work of leonardo da vinci.
Practical informations Ships Aircraft Trains Cars Motorbikes Radio Energy More Real museum Virtual museum Leonardo News Contact Education National Museum of Science and Technology - Via S. Vittore 21 - 20123 Milano - Italy
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14. Leonardo Da Vinci Biografie Und Ausstellung
(Cosmopolis Nr. 18, September 2000) Biografische Daten und Bericht zur Ausstellung im Schweizerischen Landesmuseum, Z¼rich.
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Leonardo da Vinci war nicht nur ein herausragender Künstler, sondern verband als Universalgenie das Wissen der Renaissance über Wissenschaft und Technik in seiner Person, wobei er oft weit über seine Zeit hinauswies, so etwa mit der Idee zu einem Panzer, einem Auto, einem Helikopter oder einem Fallschirm. 1999 wurde der Fallschirm von Engländern nach den Angaben Leonardos nachgebaut und ausprobiert: er funktionierte. Leonardo entwarf auch ideale Garten- und Schlossanlagen, Kirchen, Festungen, Kanäle und mehrgeschossige Strassen.
Leonardo beschäftige sich auch mit der Zeitmessung, entwarf Sand- und Wasseruhren, kümmerte sich um praktische Probleme der Gewichtsuhr, entwickelte Federtypen, konstruierte spezielle Schneckenschrauben mit unendlichen Gewinden und verfeinerte die Mechanik von Schwungrädern und -kränzen. Bereits ein Jahrhundert vor Galileo und rund zwei vor Huygens entwickelte Leonardo grundlegende Erkenntnisse zur Zeitmessung, bei denen er immer wieder den Zusammenhang mit anderen Maschinen herstellte.
Seine Kunstwerke zeichnen sich durch Beobachtungsschärfe, ein Gefühl für die Natur und psychologische Einfühlung aus. Kompositorisch streben sie nach klassischer, formaler Ausgewogenheit. Sie erscheinen in ein weiches Halblicht (

15. Leonardo (Leonardo Da Vinci)
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IK: Biblioteko Bildoj Diroj ... Enciklopedio Lasta aktualigo: jxauxdon la 21-an de marto 2002 je 16.13 GMT Leonardo DA VINCI (1452-1519) (itale, Leonardo da Vinci ; latine, Leonardus Vincius ; france Leonard de Vinci ) estis itala pentristo, inventisto, arkitekto, ingxeniero kaj sciencisto de la Alta Renesanco, facile vivinte en la du kulturoj de scienco kaj belarto. Li estis unu el la tri plej bonaj pentristoj de la Renesanco (kun Rafaelo kaj Mikelangxelo), pentristo de monahxejoj kaj belegaj, misteraj virinoj. Li estas la mondfama pentristo de La Gioconda . Tre talenta, inteligenta, scivola, kreiva, inventema kaj memfida, li estas preskaux la difino mem de la vorto "genio". Li logxis precipe en Florenco kaj Milano, sed ankaux en Romo kaj Francio, kie li mortigxis. Kvankam li estas pli fama kiel pentristo, li gajnis sian panon precipe kiel milita ingxeniero. La Gioconda La Joconde en la franca

16. Leonardo Da Vinci Image Gallery
The so famous leonardo masterpiece annunciation in a beautiful format. From the Uffizi Gallery.
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- L'eredità di Leonardo da Vinci è un patrimonio universale - Mostre: "il Mito di LEDA - VINCI" - Museo ideale Leonardo da Vinci "Scuderie del Quirinale - ROMA" - 15 Sett. 2001/16 Genn. 2002 "L'angelo incarnato" - 1° Luglio/28 Ottobre 2001 (Stia) La Madonna dei fusi - 1° Luglio 2000/31 Agosto 2001 (Arezzo) " da Leonardo a Caravaggio " - 4 Ott. 2000/25 Febbr. 2001( Milano) " Geometria Segreta " di Leonardo la " Quadratura del cerchio "

18. Leonardo Home Page
leonardo da vinci can inspire your class! Participating in activities based find the leonardo within! Who was leonardo da vinci?
Who was Leonardo da Vinci?
  • He had a keen eye and quick mind that led him to make important scientific discoveries, yet he never published his ideas.
  • He was a gentle vegetarian who loved animals and despised war, yet he worked as a military engineer to invent advanced and deadly weapons.
  • He was one of the greatest painters of the Italian Renaissance, yet he left only a handful of completed paintings.

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19. Liceo Classico E Scientifico Leonardo Da Vinci
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20. Exploring Leonardo [da Vinci]
Exploring leonardo da vinci This World Wide Web (WWW) site, designed for grades 4 to 8 and developed by the Museum of Science, Boston, for the Science Learning Network, provides students with a

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