Leonardo da Vinci
His Childhood and Early Life
In a nearby workshop owned by Antonio Pallaiuolo, he showed interest in anatomy and was later accepted at the painters' guild in Florence in 1472. He stayed in Florence for the next ten years.
How DId His Childhood Affect His Adulthood?
Barter, James Renaissance Florence USA, Lucent Books, 2003
Prof. Thomas F.X Noble, The Foundations of Eastern Civilization