In year following, Leonardo was able to paint many different portraits.
In 1482, Leonardo began to work for the duke of Milan, Ludovico Sforza.</li></li></ul><li>Leonardo’s Life<br /><ul><li>While working for the duke, Leonardo served and chief engineer in the duke’s military and he also did architectural work.
While in Milan, Leonardo acquired many apprentices and began many paintings, including The Virgin of the Rocks.
He worked on this one masterpiece from 1495 to 1497.
There in Milan, he also painted The Last Supper.
By 1502, Leonardo was now working for the duke of Ramigana, Cesare Borgia, and in his service, Leonardo help construct the fortress of central Italy.</li></ul>The Virgin of the Rocks, painted from 1495 to 1497. <br />
Leonardo’s Life<br /><ul><li>By 1502, Leonardo was now working for the duke of Ramigana, Cesare Borgia, and in his service, Leonardo help construct the fortress of central Italy.
Also, in 1501 to 1504, he served with a group of artists to decide where the famous statue created by Michelangelo, David.
Following this time, during the second Florentine period, Leonardo created more portraits. This included the infamous Mona Lisa.
Also, in 1503, Leonardo’s father died, but with his death he received no inheritance because of his many medaling half brothers and sisters.</li></li></ul><li>Leonardo’s Life<br /><ul><li>Leonardo return to Milan in 1506 and became court painter of king Louis XII of France. While there, Leonardo did not paint very much, but was still very influential.
In 1513 to 1516, Leonardo was in Rome, working with the pope. He was studying the human anatomy and physiology.
He later was paralyzed in his right hand, but still was able to draw and teach a little.
Leonardo da Vinci died in Cloux, France, on May2, 1519.</li></ul>A sheet from Leonardo’s journal on the human arm. In 1513 in Rome, Leonardo studied the human anatomy.<br />
Scientific Achievements<br /><ul><li>Leonardo studied human anatomy, as well as liquids.
When living in Milan, in 1505, Leonardo began immersing himself in scientific study.
He looked into many topics including, anatomy, zoology, optics, aerodynamics, and hydrodynamics.
IN his scientific career, Leonardo studied the shoulder muscles of a human s well as other body parts.
Leonardo also observed nature and recorded everything that he saw.
In his research, Leonardo would observe, illustrate, test his observations, and took notes. In which, from all these things, books came to existence on every topic he had studied.</li></ul>The human should, from the notebook of Leonardo da Vinci<br />
Inventions<br /><ul><li>Throughout his lifetime, Leonardo not only painted, but also he made had multiple ideas for inventions.
He also studied all the forms of water, so he created a type of water wheel.
He made many weapons, and in his notebook, he had the idea of a giant crossbow.
He had ideas of flying contraptions too.</li></ul>Giant Crossbow<br />Construction Crane<br />Flying Contraption<br />
Artwork<br /><ul><li>Leonardo da Vinci began his painting career in about 1469.
In about 1503, Leonardo began painting the Mona Lisa.
This specific painting has survived through the ages to now be one of the most famous paintings.
In 1500, Leonardo departed from Milan, and in 1501 displayed a sketch of what he planned to be Virgin and Child with Saint Anne.
In Virgin and Child with Saint Anne, Leonardo created an image that brought even more new ideas into the world, for example, having a very barren background, and putting most the focus on the family.</li></ul>Virgin and Child with Saint Anne<br />Mona Lisa<br />
Artwork<br /><ul><li>While painting The Last Supper, Leonardo da Vinci, he invented new ways of painting, but after a time, the canvas he was painting on bega n to deteriorate.
Not until the lat twentieth century, has the restoration of The Last Supper really been successful. Though it was restored, the lose of the artwork is still irreplaceable.</li></ul>The Last Supper<br />
An Overview of Leonardo<br /><ul><li>Leonardo da Vinci was the ideal Renaissance man. He was an artist, genius, engineer, sculptor, inventor and an architect.
He created and formed new ways of art, and introduced the starting of modern inventions.
Leonardo was a intellectual person, who was conversational, handsome and sophisticated socially.
Leonardo provided his time period with artwork, scientific notes, inventions and many other things, that has made him last through time.</li></li></ul><li>Works Cited<br />Boekhoff, P. M. The Importance of Leonardo daVInci. San Diego: Lucent Books Inc., 2000. Print.<br />Fetzer, Scott. World Book. Chicago: World Book Inc., 1992. Print.<br />Turnpike, Sherman. Renaissance Language - Merchants. Danbury, CT: Brown Partworks Limited, 2002. Print.<br />"da Vinci, Leonardo (1452-1519)." DISCovering Biography. Online ed. Detroit: Gale, 2003. Student Resource Center - Gold. Gale. Colony High School. 5 Dec. 2009 <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=SRC-1&docId=EJ2102100456&source=gale&srcprod=SRCG&userGroupName=onta38245&version=1.0>.<br />Museum of ScienceMuesum of Science, 2009. Web. 2 Dec. 2009. <http://www.mos.org/leonardo/bio.html>. <br />The Great Idea Finder Ed. Phil Ament. Vaunt Design Group, 200. Web. 3 Dec. 2009. <http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventors/davinci.htm>.<br />
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