Leonardo da Vinci

The Most Famous Artist Of The Renaissance

Interesting Facts About Leonardo da Vinci

  • He may have been the girl in the painting " Mona lisa"
  • He was more a Magician than a Artist, isolated by the knowledge of his ideas
  • he had a series of vesions of the end of the world
  • his full birth name was "Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci", meaning "Leonardo, son of ser Piero from vinci".
  • his father had married a 16 year old girl named Albriera, who loved leonardo but died young


He had flying crafts drawn long before the age of aircraft

Frequently left his art unfinished


He spent his early years living in the peasant home of his mothers family but moved to Florence to be apprenticed to the artist Andrea del Verrocchio

When he was 14 he was the most successful artists of his day

Impact on life today

he created Scissors

has drawings of air crafts even though it wasn't in his time

project citations

Works Cited

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