Leonardo Da Vinci: The Greatest Artist

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Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519) was the greatest in his era he was a painter, architect, inventor, and loved everything to do with science. Leonardo Da Vinci is known for his beautiful works of art, two of his most famous being the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. Leonardo Da Vinci connected art to science in a way no one had done before. Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the greatest artist of all time and it shows in his work and determination. Leonardo Da Vinci was born in Anchiano, Tuscany which is now Italy. During his time, he was known as “II Florentine,” because he lived near Florence. His parents were not married. His mother’s name was Caterina and she was just a peasant. Caterina married another man when Leonardo was young and began a new family. When Leonardo was around five he lived in an estate that belonged to the family of his father, Ser Peiro. Ser Peiro was an attorney and notary. Leonardo grew to love nature and appreciate it because of his uncle that helped raise him.
Growing up Leonardo did not receive education past just the basic reading, writing and math. His father was intrigued by his talent in art and apprenticed him at the age of fifteen to a artist by the name of Andrea del Verrocchio. Leonardo was very determined and hardworking in that for almost ten years he trained in mechanical arts and improved his painting and sculpting techniques. At the age of 20 Leonardo Da Vinci was offered a membership but he declined the offer and remained an

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