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Leonardo da Vinci
b. April 15, 1492 – d. May 2, 1519 • Artist • Scholar
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Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519), Italian painter and scholar. The natural son of a Florentine notary and a peasant woman, he became a pupil of A. del Verrocchio at Florence, where he stayed till 1482. From 1483 to 1499 he lived at Milan, and during this period executed some of his best-known works, among
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Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci(1452–1519). The term Renaissance man was coined to describe the genius of Leonardo da Vinci. He was a man of so many accomplishments in so many areas of human endeavor that his like has rarely been seen in human history.Casual patrons of the arts know him as the painter of La Gioconda,
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Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci (1452–1519)Italian artist, inventor, and scholarLeonardo da Vinci first studied art under the sculptor/painter Verrochio in Florence. In 1482 he left Florence for Milan, where he served the duke of Milan until 1499. During that period he produced some of his best-known works, including