<ul><li>Birth name: Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci </li></ul><ul><li>April 15,1452.Vinci,Florence,in present day Italy. </li></ul><ul><li>His father: notary Messer Piero da Vinci </li></ul><ul><li>His mother: peasant woman Caterina. </li></ul>
<ul><li>He had no surname in the modern sense. “da Vinci “ simply meaning son of Messer Piero from Vinci. </li></ul><ul><li>Was an polymath, being a scientist, ingeneer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculpture, architect, musician and writer. </li></ul>
<ul><li>His early works begin with “Baptism of Christ” </li></ul><ul><li>Qualities that make Leonardo’s work unique are there innovative techniques that he used in laying on the pain, his detailed knowledge of anatomy, light, his interest in physiognomy. </li></ul>
<ul><li>He conceptualised a helicopter, a tank, a calculator. All modern flying techniques were construated on his draffts. </li></ul>
Mona Liza Leonardo’s most famous & misterious work. Well know for it’s mastery of technical innovation as for the mysteriousness of it’s legendary smiling subject. Mona Lisa is named for Lisa del Giocondo Leonardo used a pyramid design to place the woman simply and calmly in the space of the painting. The painting was among the first portraits to depict the sitter before an imaginary landscape. The enigmatic woman is portrayed seated in what appears to be an open loggia with dark pillar bases on either side. Only her gaze is fixed on the observer and seems to welcome them to this silent communication.
<ul><li>It represents the scene of The Last Supper from the final days of Jesus as narrated in the Gospel of John 13:21, when Jesus announces that one of his Twelve Apostles would betray him. The Last Supper specifically portrays the reaction given by each apostle when Jesus said one of them would betray him. All twelve apostles have different reactions to the news, with various degrees of anger and shock. </li></ul>
Lady with an Ermine The sitter has been identified with reasonable security as Cecilia Gallerani who was the mistress of Leonardo's employer, Lodovico Sforza, known as Lodovico il Moro. At the time of her portrait, Cecilia was about sixteen. She was renowned for her beauty, her scholarship, and her poetry There are several interpretations of the significance of the ermine in her portrait. The ermine, a stoat in its winter coat, was a traditional symbol of purity .For Ludovico il Moro a further personal of the ermine witsignificance in that he had been in the Order of the Ermine in 1488 and used it as a personal emblem. The association h Cecilia could have been multiply intended, referring to her purity and to the status of her lover.
<ul><li>Leonardo da Vinci wasn’t recognized for his accomplishments until he was dead. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We recognize his accomplishments today because his research helped us discover things in our days . </li></ul></ul>