Renaissance Scientist, Artist, and Inventor
Why DaVinci was a Renaissance Man
DaVinici was proficient in many areas of study; plant studies, warfare, anatomy, engineering, architecture, and machinery were all areas of work for him. Though some of his ideas and blueprints were theoretical, he used his extensive knowledge to make sure they were backed up by working fact and logic. Additionally, his drawings of human anatomy (including a fetus, the heart and vascular system, bone structures, muscular structures, and several other organs) are some of the first on human record.
DaVinci's idea for a perfectly proportioned man. The drawing is used today as a symbol of health and fitness.
The Mona Lisa is an oil painting famous for the accuracy with which DaVinci portrayed the model.
Study of a Skull
DaVinci drew many diagrams and illustrations of the human body, this being one of them.