Learn some surprising facts about one of the greatest painters of all time, Leonardo Da Vinci! His most famous painting is La Gioconda, also known as Mona Lisa, but he did more than that.
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- Leonardo de ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519) was a famous Renaissance man known for his achievements in many fields, including art, science, and engineering. He is considered one of the greatest artists of all time.
- Leonardo does not have a surname as we know it today. Da Vinci literally means “of Vinci,” which is his hometown.
- Leonardo da Vinci was one of the first Italians to use oil paints.
- His most famous works include the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper, which are considered masterpieces of Western art.
- He received little formal training but was apprenticed to the artist Andrea del Verrocchio in Florence, where he learned the techniques of painting, sculpture and other arts.
- His left hand was dominant and often wrote in mirror writing, a form of writing that can only be read with a mirror.
- The Vitruvian Man is a famous drawing by Da Vinci depicting the ideal proportions of the human body, based on the writings of the Roman architect Vitruvius.
- He invented musical instruments like the viola organista.
- He also composed music such as operas, oratorios, masses and motets. Unfortunately, many of Leonardo’s musical compositions have been lost.
- While working for the King of France, Leonardo had his own studio at Clos-Lucé Castle, where he continued to create new works of art until his death in 1930.
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