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Leonardo Da Vinci

  1. 1. Leonardo Da Vinci (April 14, 1452-May 2, 1519) A Renaissance Man
  2. 2. BIRTH <ul><li>Born on April 15,1452; in Vinci Italy. </li></ul><ul><li>Parents are Ser Piero and Caterina. </li></ul><ul><li>Father took custody shortly after birth, mother married someone else. </li></ul>
  3. 3. GROWING UP <ul><li>Grew up with his father most of his early life. </li></ul><ul><li>Leonardo had access to scholarly texts owned by family and friends. </li></ul><ul><li>Exposed to Vinci longstanding painting traditions. </li></ul>
  4. 4. GROWING UP <ul><li>At fifteen his father apprenticed him to the renowned workshop of Andrea del Verrochio. </li></ul><ul><li>Even as an apprenticed Leonardo demonstrated his talents. </li></ul><ul><li>One of Leonardo’s first big breaks was to paint an angle in Verrochio’s Baptism of Christ. </li></ul>
  5. 5. GROWING UP <ul><li>Leonardo was a better painter than his master. </li></ul><ul><li>Leonardo was so good that he made his master resolve and never paint again. </li></ul><ul><li>Leonardo stayed at Verrochio’s workshop until 1477. </li></ul>
  6. 6. ADULT LIFE <ul><li>In search of new challenges Leonardo entered the service of the Duke of Milan in 1482. </li></ul><ul><li>He stayed there for 17 years leaving only after Duke fell from power in 1499. </li></ul><ul><li>The Duke kept Leonardo busy painting and sculpting elaborate court festivals. </li></ul>
  7. 7. ADULT LIFE <ul><li>Leonardo was also told to design weapons and buildings and machinery. </li></ul><ul><li>From 1485-1490 Leonardo produced a studies of loads of subjects including Geometry, mechanics, and Architecture. </li></ul><ul><li>His studies contained designs for advanced weapons including tanks and other war vehicles. </li></ul>
  8. 8. ADULT LIFE <ul><li>Leonardo was so busy that he forgets to finish some paintings that he already started. </li></ul><ul><li>This resulted in him only completing 6 paintings in the 17 years at Malin one of them was “The Last Supper.” </li></ul><ul><li>Leonardo spent most of his time studing science. </li></ul>
  9. 9. ADULT LIFE <ul><li>Between 1490-1495 he developed a habit of recording all his studies. </li></ul><ul><li>His worked covered four main things; architecture, painting, elements of mechanics, and human anatomy. </li></ul><ul><li>He clearly illustrated his studies in his notebook. </li></ul>
  10. 10. ADULT LIFE <ul><li>In 1503 Leonardo began working on the “Mona Lisa” </li></ul><ul><li>On July 9 1504 his father died. </li></ul><ul><li>From 1513-1516 he worked in Rome maintaining a workshop and working on projects for the Pope. </li></ul>
  11. 11. ADULT LIFE <ul><li>In 1516 he was offered the title of Premier Painter and Engineer and Architect of the king in France. </li></ul><ul><li>Although suffering from a paralysis in his right hand Leonardo was still able to draw and teach. </li></ul><ul><li>On May 19, 1519 in Cloux France, Leonardo died. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Works Cited page <ul><li>Da Vinci,Leonardo N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Dec. 2009. <http://www.prices4antiques.com/item_images/medium/04/73/14-01.jpg>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;da Vinci, Leonardo (1452-1519).&quot; DISCovering Biography. Online ed. Detroit: Gale, 2003. Student Resource Center - Gold. Gale. Colony High School. 7 Dec. 2009 <http://find.galegroup.com </li></ul><ul><li>Leonardo Da Vinci/Renaissance Man N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Dec. 2009. <http://www.mos.org/LEONARDO/bio.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>Wallace, Robert. The World of Leonardo . Time Inc., Canada: Joan D.Manley, 1996. Print. </li></ul>