Senior Project Research Paper: Leonardo Da Vinci

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Senior Project Research Paper
The Renaissance Era dominated the 14th through 17th century Italy. A new movement called humanism characterized this era and was evidenced in art, music, and literature. Humanism is the emergence of the individualism of man, as well as his dignity and juxtaposition with God. It explored the divine nature of man and his actions. During this time period, artists developed specific characteristics in their work, such as realistic proportions and high attention to detail. On of the most influential figures of his time was Leonardo da Vinci, He studied mechanics, anatomy and painting, in all of which he excelled. Specifically, Leonardo da Vinci developed several anatomical studies and figure studies
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