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    together and had children in which the line continues. Da Vinci painted a lot of paintings with Jesus as the subject of his paintings. Da Vinci’s Painting the Mona Lisa is believed to be based off of Lisa Gherardini, the wife of Francesco Del Giocondo. However this has never been proven because Lisa Gherardini looked so different than the Mona Li... ... middle of paper ... ...an. Da Vinci’s nickname is “the Renaissance Man”. Da Vinci firmly believed that there is no divide between Science and Art

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    what the ending result was. With the Mona Lisa, it leaves you in deep thought because you want to know what could she be smirking about or did he even mean to have that smirk on her face. He wants you to wonder what was the point of adding the slight smirk to her face, or could you just be seeing a smirk that actually was a frown. The memories and emotions of the artworks were based on religion and his thoughts of how a woman should be portrayed. The Mona Lisa looks innocent, natural and pure. It

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    were widely popular at this time, so artwork was spreading everywhere and changing history. Imagine how different today’s culture would be without famous paintings such as Michelangelo’s mural on the ceiling of the Sistine chapel, da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, and the Last Supper. Medieval art is used today as one of the greatest examples in teaching

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    Italian Renaissance polymath. Some of Leonardo da Vinci most notable works include The Last Supper, The Vitruvian Man, Lady with an Ermine, and Mona Lisa. Leonardo da Vinci worked on dozens of other projects, but with his broad expertise, he was only inclined to finish around six pieces. Arguably, one of Leonardo’s best pieces is the Mona Lisa painting. The Mona Lisa painting is not admired solely for its beauty, but its breakthrough technicality in the art world and its ability to keep the mind wondering

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    Leonardo da Vinci, born on April 15, 1452, near the Tuscan of Vinci, Italy, was the son of Caterina and Ser Piero who divorce Caterina to marry a rich heiress named Albeira. As an intellectual man with many talents, da Vinci was the epitome of “Renaissance man”. He was interested and studied “the laws of science and nature, which greatly informed his work as a painter, sculptor, architect, inventor, military engineer and draftsman” (Biography.com Editors). According to McLanathan, Da Vinci “had a

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    Humanism was the period’s cultural movement focused on the importance and goodness of man as opposed to the divine. Below I will describe how Leonardo da Vinci used Renaissance techniques in two of his most famous works - The Last Supper and The Mona Lisa - and how they exemplify the dominant trends of this period. One of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings was entitled The Last Supper. Created in 1494 after the Duke of Milan commissioned it for a convent, it is an example of how the ruling

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    Leonardo Da Vinci was born in Anchiano, Tuscany in 1452. Da Vinci was a painter and an inventor. He is known mostly for his art today. Two of the most famous paintings in the world are The Last Supper and Mona Lisa, which he painted. Da Vinci's father was the only one who admired his artistic work and at 15 asked painter Andrea del Verrocchio if he could train Da Vinci. Da Vinci stayed under Verrocchio for about a decade, and then went out on his own in 1478. In 1482 he painted his first piece, The

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    The Mona Lisa is said to be a portrait of a rich Florentine merchant. For some reason though, the Mona Lisa was never delivered to its investor. So Da Vinci carried it with him when he went to go work for King Francis I. The Mona Lisa was painted between 1503 and 1519 while Da Vinci was living in Florence. Da Vinci’s use of sfumato makes the Mona Lisa’s hair, curves, and clothing stick out more. Sfumato is the smooth transition

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    Leonardo discovered that he had many skills in mechanical arts and learned it for 6 years until he was able to establish his own workshop. After setting up his workshop, Leonardo was known for the many works of art he made such as the well-known “Mona Lisa” and “The Last Supper”. As he trained to become an artist his interests spread to other fields of science such as anatomy, the study of the body, and botany, the study of plants. He also created and drew many different inventions since he had an

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    a different light that before was not noted to most part of his public. Although it is uncertain the accuracy of those speculations, this book made the world look at Da Vinci as more than just a great artist. For instance, before the paintings “Mona Lisa” and “The Last Supper” were seen only as good pieces of art, but now the world sees the mysteries and techniques used by him. As an artist, Da Vinci is well-known for many of his pieces, but two of them outshine the others, and those are th...

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