HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEONARDO–THE SPIRIT OF MONA LISA, FROM VERMEER TO KLIMT The anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday’s was Thursday, April 15, 1452. A true Renaissance man, one of the great geniuses of history: a painter, sculptor, architect, engineer and scientist. And creator of the most famous painting in the world: the Mona […]
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Another repost of an earlier blog for Leonardo da Vinci is always fascinating….. THE SMALLEST FELINE IS A MASTERPIECE.* LEONARDO DA VINCI And do you see the dragon? *Quote of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) from The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci, edited by Irma A. Richter. The above image is used solely for educational […]
Italian Renaissance artist Bartolomeo Montagna (1450?-1523) lived and painted in Vicenza, in northeastern Italy, not far from Venice.
Click on the works of art to enhance or enlarge them. LEONARDO’S OTHER WOMEN—A MINI EXHIBITION Tomorrow is officially the birthday of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), the supreme Renaissance man: scientist, engineer, inventor, musician, author, architect, and sculptor, among other pursuits. Yet it is his paintings and drawings that endure. The Mona Lisa, for instance, is […]