Leonardo Da Vinci: One Of The Most Important Events In Human Recorded History

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The Renaissance era is one of the most important events in human recorded history. It paved a way for not only modern art, but advanced sciences, and impacted modern thinking in various subjects like philosophy, and theology. The humans during this enlightenment era are still considered some of the most influential people of all time.
During and after the Bubonic plague humans where discovering ways to treat and study the body. Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564) made a book with detailed pictures, it’s called the “De Humani Corpis Fabrica which appeared in 1543, he described how only the human body offered a dependable path to understanding bodily structures.” (Andreas Vesalius , 2015) This helped doctors understand what was going on as the church
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While he was advanced in all areas, some of his most famous works besides art lay in the field of Science. He invented the first parachute, submarine that could go 15 feet deep, created a basic designs for flying machines like the helicopter. While some of his inventions weren’t able to be tested until after his death, his ability to invent things so advanced giving the time is amazing. Some of his most famous artworks are the Mona Lisa completed around 1505-1507. Leonardo 's Last Supper, which he worked on from 1492 to 1498 “by most accounts, was painted on the dining room wall of the of the Santa Maria delle Grazie monastery in Milan.” (Zimmermann, 2013). Leonardo da Vinci is one of the greatest minds the world has ever seen. He can’t be placed under one category such as scientist, or an…show more content…
Specific artists have left impressions that have lasted beyond their time, and will continue to do so. Michelangelo (1475-1564) was one of the greatest artists of all time. “In 1534, Michelangelo was commissioned to paint 'The Last Judgement ' on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel (1537-1541)” (BBC, 2014) His other great works included the Battle of the Centaurs (1492), Crucifix (1493), and worked actively on the design of St. Peters church. Raphael (1483-1520) “He was noted for his clarity of form and ability to convey grandeur, beauty and perfection” (Raphael Biography, 2016). His work for the Sistine chapel brought him fame. Some of his greatest work that has brought inspiration to lasting generations includes The School of Athens (1509), the Sistine Madonna (1512), Madonna del Granduce (1505). Titan (1488-1576) has also had work that has inspired ideas for people. “Titian was a leading artist of the Italian Renaissance who painted works for Pope Paul III, King Philip II of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V.” (Titan Biography, 2016). Some of his greatest works include the Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari (1516), Assumption of the Virgin (1518), and the most famous The Worships of Venus (1519). All the artists listed have inspired people for centuries even after their death. While others have also created great works, the three I have mentioned have inspired
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