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Leonardo Da Vinci

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Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the most remembered men to ever walk the face of the earth. Leonardo was always a curious man, that’s why he studied so many different subjects. He was an engineer, painter, draftsman, sculptor, scientist, and architect his life was so intriguing that anyone would write about his life including childhood, family, contributions, and sadly his death. Leonardo was born on April 15th, 1452 in Vinci, Italy. He was born out of wedlock. His full birth name was Lionardo di ser Piero da vinci. There is only so much known about his childhood; he spent his first five years living with his mother in Anchiano. Then moved in with his father, grandparents, and uncle in Vinci. When Da Vinci moved in with his dad he entered the workshop of Verrocchio where he came into contact with artists such as Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, and Lorenzo di Credi. He started painting at a young age. Verrocchio was a sculptor, painter, goldsmith, and remarkable craftsman. He was consumed with the anatomy of the human body Recorded incidents in Da Vinci’s childhood include one moment which a kite dropped from the sky and hovered over his cradle, and another one in which he was in the mountains and found a cave, but was so frightened that a monster would be hiding inside, but even though he was frightened, his curiosity drove him to figure out what was inside. Ser Piero, a wealthy man and Catherina, a peasant are also known as Leonardo’s parents. His parents were never married and eventually split up. Piero was charged with sodomy in 1476, This started rumors about his sexual-orientation that was never forgotten. Even though his parents split up they still were having children with other people. All in all ... ... middle of paper ... ...rom natural causes. His death took place on May 2nd, 1519. Works Cited ENCLOYPEDIA http://web.ebscohost.com/hrc/detail?vid=3&sid=3a9014d6-ae7a-4ef9-be03-63a1c977e0c5%40sessionmgr4004&hid=4104&bdata=JnNpdGU9aHJjLWxpdmU%3d#db=khh&AN=39038746 EBOOK http://eb.pdn.ipublishcentral.com/searchresults?keyword=leonardo+davinci&option=catalog_shelf&type=quick BOOK http://lccn.loc.gov/2011042291 CREDITABLE WEB http://legacy.mos.org/leonardo/bio.html PAPER http://www.sparknotes.com/biography/davinci/section1.rhtml http://www.notablebiographies.com/Ki-Lo/Leonardo-da-Vinci.html http://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/leonardo-da-vinci.html http://www.netplaces.com/leonardo-da-vinci/early-days-of-a-genius/siblings-of-a-genius.htm http://www.leonardo-da-vinci-biography.com/leonardo-da-vinci-mathematician.html http://discovermagazine.com/2006/may/10-da-vinci
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