Leonardo Da Vinci

April 15,1452 - May 2, 1519


1. Da Vinci was named this because he was Leonardo of Vinci where he was born.

2. He was born in a town near Vinci, Florence.

3. He was a true Renaissance man.

4. He was born to Ser Piero and Caterina.


1. Mona Lisa created in 1503–06.

2. Da vinci's The Last Supper (1495–98) is one of the most famous paintings in the world.

3. He was an architect for the Medici family. (1515)

4.He is the #1 thought of Renaissance man.

Impact on today

1. Most commonly known artist from the renaissance

2. His architecture/ structure is still in Italy today

3. His painting, while most are just copies, are every where. (We have one in our school)

4. He created multiple masterpieces that some people don't know are his. (The Last Supper/ Passover)

Interesting Facts

1. He was an only child but had 17 other half siblings.

2. He struggled to be a better painter than Michelangelo.

3. His name is really just Leonardo Da Vinci just means he is of Vinci where he was born.

4. when he was an apprentice he left because he believed he was better than his master.

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