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    Da Vinci Leonardo Da Vinci was born in 1452 on his father’s estate in Vinci, Italy. He received his education on the estate until the age of fifteen. Which is when his father had noticed Leonardo’s potential and had decided to send him to be an apprentice to the artist Andrea del Verrocchio in Florence. There he studied sculpture and the mechanical arts. This was also when he first developed an interest in anatomy. In 1472 Leonardo was accepted into the painters' guild at Florence, where he remained

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    Many inventors and artists have made many astonishing things in their time. Some have masterpieces and Nobel prizes. One of those people that no one ever really forgets about is Leonardo da Vinci. “There are three classes of people: Those who see. Those who see when they are shown. And those who do not see" and "Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication" are famous quotes from this genius. .(http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/l/leonardo_da_vinci.html)Very simple, but can be turned

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    Years "Leonardo da Vinci was a renaissance painter, architect, engineer, mathematician and philosopher. He was the greatest genius the world has ever seen." On April 15, 1452 Leonardo di ser Piero was born in Anchiano. From there he moved to Vinci. A famous misconception about this man is his last name. Most people would assume da Vinci is his last name, however, his last name is not da Vinci. Da means from therefore Leonardo da Vinci means Leonardo from Vinci. Instead of explained which

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    Leonardo da Vinci was born in Vinci, Italy on April 15, 1452. His father, Ser Piero di Antonio da Vinci, was not married to Leonardo’s mother, a poor girl named Caterina. Leonardo’s parents went their separate ways and married other people. Leonardo lived with his mother, grandmother, and his mother’s future husband for five years of his life, but Leonardo’s father claimed custody of Leonardo when he discovered that his current wife was unable to have children. Leonardo da Vinci’s father fathered

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    Leonardo Da Vinci

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    in the renaissance. My essay is going to outline the the comparison of the two great men that lived, such as their art, sculptures, and their mark on modern society today. My thesis, as this is a very arguable statement, but in my personal opinion Da Vinci was the greater man because as his work was more detailed and astonishing, he invented the things that change the way we look at things and improved our lifestyle, he designed some of the most beautiful renaissance buildings which changed architecture

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    Leonardo Da Vinci

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    "Leonardo da Vinci...oh yeah, that is the guy who painted the Mona Lisa!" That was all I knew about Leonardo da Vinci before I started this report. I knew that he lived during the Renaissance and that he was a very important man, but that is about it. There is so much more about Leonardo that he is known for, other than him being the painter of the famous Mona Lisa. Leonardo was a universal genius, (as said in "What Makes a Leonardo a Leonardo?" By: Richard Mühlberger, Copyright: 1994) because he

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    Leonardo de Vinci (1452-1519), considered a pioneer artesian, of the high renaissance, was best known for his art, science, and his wisdom. He believed in only what he could observe. His drawing Vitruvian Man (1490) is the balanced perfection of human anatomy. The fascinating artisanship, undertaken from a drawing, inside his mysterious notebook, illustrates, dissects, and shapes an understanding of the mechanical symmetry of humanity. His correlation between man and universe has enlightened

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    The Life of Leonardo da Vinci Nineteenth century British biologist T.H. Huxley famously said, “Try to learn something about everything and everything about something (Quotes by…). This statement is reflective of the idea of a polymath, or the Renaissance man, that is, one whose expertise spans a significant variety of subjects and fields (Oxford Dictionaries). Leonardo da Vinci not only encapsulated this ideal but also ultimately was the model of the Renaissance man for centuries to follow. As many

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    Leonard Da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 in a Tuscan Hamlet near Vinci which today is called Italy. Leonardo was originally born Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci this mean “Leonardo (son) of (Mes)ser Piero from Vinci.” Leonardo was born out of wedlock to a wealthy notary named Piero da Vinci, and a peasant woman Caterina in Vinci. After his mother left his father, Leonardo spent the first five years of his life with his mother in the hamlet of Anchiano. In 1457, Leonardo moved to live with his father

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    picture or in this case specifically, a drawing, they could be worth millions. Leonardo Da Vinci, a well-known legend among our generations and the past. Ideas revolving around military tech, flight, and robots were all sprouted by Leonardo Da Vinci. He is the ‘godfather’ of our modern day technology and there is no one else to thank than this man who lived five-hundred years ago. During his time, Leonardo Da Vinci was a very well-known man due to his unique and strong talents. His ingenuity did nothing

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