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The Life of Leonardo da Vinci

By: Suvitha Viswanathan Mr. Spires, 2nd Period

Suvitha Viswanathan

on 23 November 2011

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Transcript of The Life of Leonardo da Vinci

The Fascinating
Life of
Leonardo da Vinci
da Vinci's Inventions & Creations
da Vinci's Adulthood
By: Suvitha
Thanks to
Mr. Spires!

Leonardo da Vinci was born in Vinci, Italy on April 15th , 1452 as an illegitimate son to Ser Piero;
a notary and Caterina, a peasant girl.
da Vinci grew up with his father in Vinci and was exposed to the painting traditions.
When da Vinci was 15, his father introduced him to the famous workshop of
Andrea del Verrocchio.
There, he worked as an apprentice to Verrocchio from 1470 to 1477, and then created his own
da Vinci started his passion of art and his curiosity of other subjects while working with Verrocchio.
It was when da Vinci began his official career that the
really started
Some of the subjects other than art that he looked into were anatomy, botany, biology,
architecture, scuplting and other branches of nature and science.
da Vinci started to make intricate, detailed paintings around this time. His most famous
pieces are the " Mona Lisa" and " The Last Supper".
da Vinci was known very well for his paintings, but was also very well known for
his blueprints of inventions.
This is a sketching of a " flying machine", closely related
to the one of the Wright Brothers.
da Vinci went into the service of the
Duke of Milan
in 1482.
Some of his paintings include

The Last Supper
Mona Lisa
The Ermine Lady
The Genevra
St. John the Baptist
And Other Unamed Paintings
Andrea del Verrocchio
He lived and shined most as a important person during the
The Renaissance was a period
of time in Europe when it was
a rebirth in new knowledge and
discoveries. Many things were invented
and many people were famous for
what they did during that time.
Such people include:
Sir Isaac Newton
Albert Einstein
Leonardo da Vinci
Marie Curie
Who was Leonardo da Vinci??
Leonardo da Vinci was a Renaissance
placed famous person who was
considered a scientist, botanist, biologist,
cartographer, artist, scupltor, painter,
astronomer, and anatomist.
Why was da Vinci Important?
Leonardo da Vinci was important because he was responsible for
many of the discoveries of new knowledge
during the Renaissance. He was a self-taught
student and did what he dreamed of doing, but
he showed to us that you just have got to be
dedicated to it.

Thank you!
Thank you to:
Me, Suvitha V.
My Parents
Mr. Spires
-Alexis A. & OCMS for being an
awesome school
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November 21st, 2011

By: Suvitha Viswanthan
Andrea del Verrocchio was a Florentine sculptor and painter and took
da Vinci as an apprentice in 1470.
Verrocchio was a very famous
man and was known for
his artistic skills and his workshop.
Leo's Life
Leonardo Da Vinci was born in 1452 and died in 1519. He was an important man for the development of the Renaissance.
da Vinci was born
da Vinci was
apprenticed by
Verrocchio- He created his
1st piece
He created his own studio
da Vinci went
into the service of the
Duke of Milan
da Vinci died
Yes, there were other events too...
It was here were he spent most of his adulthood.
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