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  • Leonadro da Vinci’s Painting, The Mona Lisa

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    Leonadro da Vinci’s Painting, The Mona Lisa The scientists of history still can not settle down about Mona Lisa’s mysterious face. A lot of them spent years to find out, who that woman on the painting was. Another version has come up recently. Magdalena Soest from Germany’s Leverkusen spent ten years of her life, studying Leonadro da Vinci’s painting. He came to conclusion that Mona Lisa was a courtesan, who had the nickname “The Ttigress.” Many experts are sure that Soest’s research will put an

  • Compare And Contrast Da Vinci Vs Van Der Weyden

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    Da Vinci VS. Van Der Weyden Leonardo Da Vinci would often paint religious painting, later become quite well known for them. He made no exception when he painted the Virgin of the Rocks also known as the Madonna of the Rocks. This painting features Mary, the mother of Jesus, baby Jesus, baby John the Baptist, and an angel. They all sit together on a rocking background pointing to Jesus as he prays. This painting is actually a set of two paintings that depict the same image for the purpose of this

  • The big N/A

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    but two distinct works of art that come to mind when one imagines what it would have been like to be present during the momentous event. The works of art that I am referring to are Andrea Del Castagno’s Last Supper and The Last Supper done by Leonardo da Vinci. Both are exquisite and inspiring works of art. There are however many differences between the two. Through the course of this paper I will explore some of the differences and similarities. The location, medium and opinions of the final product

  • davinci

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    Leonardo da Vinci Report Leonardo Di Ser Piero Da Vinci was an Italian Renaissance polymath (a person of wide ranging knowledge or learning.) He was born on April 15, 1452 in Vinci, Italy. He died on May 2, 1519. Da Vinci was a Painter, Sculptor, Architect, Musician, Mathematician, Engineer, Inventor, Anatomist, Geologist, Cartographer, Botanist, and Writer. Da Vinci was the illegitimate son of Ser Piero Da Vinci, a prominent Legal Specialist, and a local peasant named Caterina. He had no brothers

  • A Comparison of Da Vinci's and Tintoretto's The Last Supper

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    Comparison of Da Vinci's and Tintoretto's The Last Supper The two paintings and artists I am going to compare and contrast are "The Last Supper" by Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519) and "The Last Supper" by Jacopo Tintoretto (1518-1594). Although I am not a religious person, the sight of the painting by Tintoretto amazed me for the simple fact that it is so different from "The Last Supper" I grew up with. The first, and most obvious, difference between the two is the color. The work done by da Vinci

  • The Different Messages from the Last Suppers

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    painter, and Leonardo da Vinci, the Italian Renaissance painter, are both known for their paintings of The Last Supper. While both versions of the last supper center around the same biblical event, the artists used techniques such as linear perspective, detail, and shapes to create different messages; one involving the whole idea of Christianity and the other narrowly focusing on biblical story and the sin involved When comparing linear perspective in the two Last Supper’s, da Vinci’s mastery of the technique

  • Ekphrasism In The Da Vinci Code

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    Throughout The Da Vinci Code, author Dan Brown employs effective ekphrastic writing in order to convince readers that some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous works could ultimately lead protagonist Robert Langdon to the famed Holy Grail. However, while always effective, Brown’s use of ekphrasis writing is at times not accurate in order to make the works fit the needs of his plot. A deeper understanding of how Brown utilizes ekphrasism in his writing can be found studying his descriptions of the Mona

  • Leonardo Da Vinci: The Vitruvian Man

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    Leonardo da Vinci is a man, who to this day, influences the future. Leonardo da Vinci was a Florentine artist and one of the great masters of the High Renaissance; he is celebrated as a painter, a sculptor, an architect, an engineer, and a scientist. Leonardo da Vinci is considered one of the most influential people of all time. Leonardo da Vinci set a course for future artists, scientists, and engineers. Mr. da Vinci was a true genius that excelled in everything he did and whose paintings influenced

  • Leonardo Da Vinci’s Inventions and Other Contributions to Civilization

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    Leonardo Da Vinci is a famed artist today due to his renowned painting of the ‘Mona Lisa’. In the 14th century, people of Venice would have known him as an engineer, people of Milan would have known him for his Last Supper, but only the people of Florence would have seen his whole character. Da Vinci is known as the archetypal Renaissance man, a man of “unquenchable curiosity” and “feverishly inventive imagination”. Da Vinci created many technologies and new innovations which were so advanced for

  • Leonardo Da Vinci: The Mona Lisa And The Last Supper

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    Eternal Influences of Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci continues to impact the world we know as an innovator of the Renaissance period. While he studied a variety of things, including anatomy and geology, he transformed his wisdom into outstanding works of art. As we analyze his most influential masterpieces, we must understand what separates da Vinci’s work from others of this time period. In order to enhance perspective, artists of the early Renaissance used an abundance of linear perspective