Leonardo Da Vinci: Lornardo And Verricchio

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For this discussion board I chose to write about Leonardo da Vinci. He was born Leonardo di see Piero da Vinci on April 15th, 1452. Leonardo was the illegitimate son of Messer Piero Fruosino di Antonio da Vinci, a wealthy legal notary. At the age of fourteen he began working with Andrea di Cione, he was also known as Verrocchio. Leonardo and Verricchio worked together on the Baptism of Christ. Supposedly, Verricchio realized that Leornardo’s work was so much better that he never painted again. Something I decided to do more research on was his study of the horse. It appears his horse was modeled after Andalusians, Friesians, or Percherons. However, the breed specifics may not be exactly correct. It’s far more likely that his horses

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