Leonardo da Vinci

By: Jack Beauchesne

Biography

  • Leonardo was born on April 15th, 1452 in Vinci, Italy.
  • He spent most of his time in Milan, Italy.
  • He studied many things having to do with art, like drawing.
  • He was all over the place and would travel to many different places. He was middle class.
  • His patrons were people who liked and supported his artwork.


The Mona Lisa

  • This piece was created between 1503-1506.
  • It is in a museum known as the Louvre in Paris, France.
  • This is da Vinci's most known piece of art. People think it is a very big picture but it is really small.
  • I find this piece interesting because I wonder what's behind her expression.
  • I think this painting represents humanism because da Vinci finds a new way of painting. (Oil on Wood)


Works Cited

Picture of da Vinci -

N.d. Wikipedia. Web. 18 Nov. 2013.

Picture of Mona Lisa - Mona Lisa. 1503-1506. Louvre, Paris, France. Leonardo Da Vinci. Web. 18 Nov. 2013.

Biography in Context Information - "Leonardo da Vinci." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Detroit: Gale, 1998.Biography in Context. Web. 18 Nov. 2013.

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DT: 1503-1506
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DS: Inv. 779
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