Leonardo Da Vinci And Mona Lisa

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Leonardo da Vinci and Mona Lisa Writer, Mathematician, Inventor, Artist His full name was Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci but the world knows this famous artist as simply Leonardo da Vinci. During his time he was an intellectual and a leading artist of the Italian Renaissance period. His best known and most enduring works of art are “The Last Supper” and the lady with the mystic smile “Mona Lisa”. Da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 in Vinci, Italy. He became interested in the laws of science and nature which helped him with his artistic endeavors as a painter, sculptor, inventor and draftsman. Along with his two best known art works other paintings like “Virgin of the Rocks” and “Leda and the Swan” influenced many other artists. Da Vinci was a child born out of wedlock. He was the love child of a respected notary and a young peasant woman. To which my poetic and romantic mind says ah, the beauty of love. He was taken and raised by his father, Ser Piero and his stepmother. I have often heard of people looking down their noses at those who were born out of wedlock and as in the case of da Vinci we see that this is of no importance, what is of importance is how the person develops and grows. We can all say what a fine and talented artist da Vinci grew up to be. He started practicing art when he was 14 apprenticing with artist Verrochio. He studied for six years and learned many technical skills among them metalworking, leather arts, carpentry, drawing and sculpting. At the age
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