Leonardo da Vinci

1452-1519

The "Renaissance Man" was an Italian painter, architect, sculptor, inventor, scientist, inventor, and engineer of Vinci, Italy. Was raised by his father the notary Piero Fruosino di Antonio da Vinci. His mother was a young peasant woman named Caterina. Da Vinci had a dark outlook on life, and was a complex man who is said to have had visions of the end of the world. He is one of the most famous painters in the world, and has shaped the world in many ways.

The Mona Lisa, Leonardo's most famous painting, which he started working on in 1503 and finished it in 1519.

"The Last Supper" painted by: Leonardo da Vinci

Sketches of Leonardo da Vinci's inventions.

He was born in Vinci, Italy. When he was older he lived in Florence and Milan, both in Italy.

^ Nicolaus Copernicus ^

Leonardo da Vinci has no formal education beyond the basics of reading, writing, and math. His father noticed his talent and had him apprentice Andrea del Verrocchino at the age of 14-15.

^ Andrea del verrochio ^

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