Essays Tagged: "Leonardo da Vinci"

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel

ng the Renaissance period, there were many great artistic achievements that were simply incredible. Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, Masaccio's Trinity, and Botticelli's Primavera are just examples of t ...

(11 pages) 453 1 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Leonardi Da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci was born in 1452 in Vinci, the illegitemate son of Master Piero, a public notary, ... n 1452 in Vinci, the illegitemate son of Master Piero, a public notary, and his companion Caterina. Leonardo was the supreme example of Renaissance genius, who possessed one of the greatest minds of a ... rgin of the Rocks' (1483), the 'Last Supper' (1495-97), and 'Mona Lisa' (1503-06). As an architect, Leonardo worked on the cathedral of Milan and the restoration of the cathedral at Piacenza. As an en ...

(15 pages) 458 1 4.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Weapons and Armor of the Renaissance

ement, literature, the sciences, art, and the world as it began to emerge. Renaissance men, such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Descartes, and Bocaccio gave contributions to society that ...

(19 pages) 149 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15,1452 in the village of Anchiano, close to the town of Vinci. ... nchiano, close to the town of Vinci. His illegitimately father was Ser Piero, a notary a lawyer and Leonardo's mother was Caterina, a peasant girl (Costantino 9). Born during a time when it was possib ... (Costantino 9). Born during a time when it was possible to believe that man can do all things, and Leonardo proved the Renaissance correct. Around 1466 he occupied himself to the leading Florentine p ...

(4 pages) 179 0 2.4 Jun/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

The History Of Flight. Speaks of the Wright brothers and Leonardo da Vinci

rument working according tomathematical law... which it is withinthe capacity of man to reproduce.'-Leonardo da VinciThe Wright Brothers may have invented the first airplane, made the first successful ... s, but the theory of flight goes back far before those boys were born.As early as the 16th century, Leonardo da Vinci had drawn things resembling a helicopter. Without knowing about aerodynamics, atte ...

(8 pages) 85 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering


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(8 pages) 29 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

About a visit to a Metropolitan museum of New York, brief discussion of two works-one western art, the other-african.

ed with in the walls of the museum. They include the works of such great artists as Rodin, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci and many other well-known and un-known artists from all over the world. Different ...

(3 pages) 143 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

"Leonardo da Vinci: Universal Genius" A general look at the life and accomplishments of Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci was born April 15, 1452 outside of the sleepy town of Vinci. Which is about one da ... rn April 15, 1452 outside of the sleepy town of Vinci. Which is about one days travel on mule cart. Leonardo's father was named Ser Piero da Vinci. Very little is known about his mother because his fa ... could have been more children with people that he did not marry like Caterina but that is not known.Leonardo left a large impression in the history of the world. His genius influenced many other great ...

(5 pages) 225 3 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Vitruvian Man. This is the famous artwork done by Leonardo da Vinci with the perfectly propotional man who is able to fit in a circle and a square.

The Vitruvian Man is one of the many famous pieces of artwork that Leonardo da Vinci drew. This picture, drawn in pen and ink is a man that is made up of perfect propo ... nd legs too short. There were numerous amounts of other things wrong with his drawing as well. When Leonardo went to draw a perfectly proportional man he just drew a figure and after drawings it he re ... ing worked out perfect.Putting in briefly, the Vitruvian Man is the perfectly proportional man that Leonardo da Vinci drew. He may not have intended to draw a man that would fit in a circle and a squa ...

(3 pages) 121 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

a report about the life of lianardo Da Vinci

s were made during this time. The renaissance took place during the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries. Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519) was known for his art during that time. Along with being a painter d ... influenced many other sculptors, and painters like Michelangelo.Leonard was born in Vinci, Tuscany. Leonardo was a part of a very wealthy family. In the mid-1460s, his family settled in Florence, wher ...

(3 pages) 116 1 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Leonardo Da Vinci - a man before his time......

LEONARDO DA VINCIA Man Before His Time"Leonardo Da Vinci was a man who awoke too early in the darkne ... e too early in the darkness, while other were all still asleep"-Sigmund FreudI chose to write about Leonardo Da Vinci because I read about him and I got very interested in his personality, thoughts, i ... nci's artwork is very detailed that you can feel the picture is alive when you look at it. Besides, Leonardo Da Vinci had a lot of impact on mankind through his cognizance.Leonardo Da Vinci was born o ...

(5 pages) 255 2 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Leonardo Da Vinci one of the greatest artists pertold in history. He created several tremendous and infamous art pieces including "The Mona Lisa." This was only one of his several extradinary works.

Leonardo Da Vinci was born in 1452 on his father's estate in Vinci, Italy. He received his education ... received his education on the estate until the age of fifteen. Which is when his father had noticed Leonardo's potential and had decided to send him to be an apprentice to the artist Andrea del Verroc ... ture and the mechanical arts. This was also when he first developed an interest in anatomy. In 1472 Leonardo was accepted into the painters' guild at Florence, where he remained for the next ten years ...

(3 pages) 148 0 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Italian Renaissance in General. (Friendly language not too formal)

how smart you were that defined where you were in society. Michelangelo Buonarroti (aka Mickey) and Leonardo da Vinci (aka L da V). Throughout the renaissance, people wanted to know more about arts, a ... breakthrough in arts, especially painting and sculptures. Some famous painters and sculpturers were Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael. Humanists are people that like do to arts, and stuff ...

(2 pages) 69 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Comparing Leonardo Da Vinci with Michelangelo

Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti were, and still are considered to be two of the greate ... greatest minds, even geniuses of the Renaissance. But which one is more of a genius than the other? Leonardo Da Vinci was born on April 15th, 1452, son to a notary called Ser Piero. Ser Pier has sex w ... er, they never got married. Ser Pier later married another woman, when he was 25, which is the time Leonardo was born. As for Michelangelo, he was born on March 6, 1475, to a father called Ludovico, a ...

(7 pages) 234 0 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Leonardo da Vinci – The Last Supper (c. 1498)written by a 4.0 gpa student.

Leonardo da Vinci ? The Last Supper (c. 1498)Under the study of Verrocchio as a painter and a sculpt ... ts quietly as the Apostles rise in reaction to what the Lord has just announced. It is obvious that Leonardo chose the critical moment in the event when the Lord stated, "Verily I say unto you that on ... ional Version. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1995.Bramly, Serge and Reynolds, Sian. Leonardo : The Artist and the Man. Penguin, USA. 1995.

(2 pages) 362 1 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

diesel engines and its effects on the environment

nd more complicated. Here came the Renaissance period that brought vast improvements in technology. Leonardo da Vinci appeared and introduced machines and mechanical devices that were praised as great ...

(13 pages) 214 2 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

A breif biography of Andrea del Verrochio

a del Verrochio).Andrea del Verrochio was a sculptor, painter, goldsmith, and master to Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci and Perugino. Andrea del Verrochio ranked second only to Donatello among the Itali ... of Goliath, Alexander the Great, Tomb of Giovanni and Piero de' Medici, Christ and St Thomas. When Leonardo Da Vinci was 15, his father apprenticed him to Andrea del Verrocchio. Leonardo was once ass ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"Las Meninas" by Diego Velazquez.

tioned in the numerous fashions that they were. I immediately thought of the Virgin of the Rocks by Leonardo da Vinci. The thought-process was that both paintings consist of a central figure. Although ... art. As I stated before, when I first looked at this painting, I thought of Virgin of the Rocks by Leonardo da Vinci. I had already mystified the painting within the first moments of viewing it. What ...

(3 pages) 82 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Michaelangelo vs. Leonardo.

Leonardo da Vinci was a great influence on his time and of the time of today. Leonardo was known as ... tist, but most of all he was known for his impressive paintings that influenced the world (LaBarre).Leonardo was born in Anchiano, Italy in April 1452, to Piero da Vinci, a prominent public official i ... well-known Italian Renaissance master named Andrea del Verrocchio. He remained there until 1476 and Leonardo had picked up a variety of skills. He spent several years there practicing a variety of thi ...

(9 pages) 155 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ferdinand Magellan and Leonardo De Vinci.

Leonardo Da Vinci and Ferdinand MagellanLeonardo Da Vinci and Ferdinand Magellan lived in lives that ... cipated in the Portuguese court. At age 26, he traveled on his first expedition to the East Indies. Leonardo Da Vinci accomplished his first feat at age 30. This is when he provided a service for the ... to see the end of his journey he was still considered the first navigator to sail around the world. Leonardo Da Vinci also had many remarkable accomplishments. A few of them were his flying machines, ...

(4 pages) 38 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays