His strong love for animals and nature as a child had a large impact on his creativity and his future artwork (Boucquey). Being an illegitimate son, Leonardo da Vinci could not attend a university and had limited career options. His father, San Piero encouraged him to become an artist, which was a highly respected career during the fifteenth century. Leonardo da Vinci started out as a garzone or a studio boy at the Andrea del Verrochio Studio (Tracy 14-15). It was in this studio that Leonardo da Vinci mastered painting, sculpting and architecture (Boucquey).
That being said, not only was he an artist, he also personified the enlightened age prevalent in Europe at the time. Da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452, in Vinci, Italy. His father, Ser Piero, was a prominent attorney notary, and his mother was a young peasant girl. The two conceived Leonardo out of wedlock. As a result, he was raised by his father and several stepmothers’.
Where and when was Leonardo Da Vinci born? Where there any persons or events in his early life which you believe helped shape this individuals legacy? Leonardo Da Vinci was born on April 15th 1452 in Vinci, near Florence Italy. His father, Piero Da Vinci, was a notary, and mother Caterina was a peasant girl. Soon after his birth Piero Da Vinci took custody of Leonardo because his mother left and married another man in a nearby town.
Leonardo was born on April 15, 1452 in Vinci, a town 50 kilometers west of Florence in what is now Italy. The illegitimate son of a notary, he grew to become one of the most renowned and influential men in the fields of art, engineering, architecture, mathematics and natural science. The world was just awakening from the Dark Ages. Sigmund Freud once wrote, “He was like a man who awoke too early in the darkness, while others were still asleep” (Brizio, 7). Much of his work was lost because of the time period he lived in.
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