Friday, June 25, 2010

The Famous People Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci
Birth name: Leonardo di Ser Piero

April 15, 1452 Vinci, Florence, in present-day Italy

May 2, 1519 (aged 67) Amboise, Touraine (in present-day Indre-et-Loire, France)


Many and diverse fields of arts and sciences

High Renaissance

Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, The Vitruvian Man
In spite of the current awareness and approbation of Famous Celebrity Leonardo as a scientist and discoverer, for the better part of four hundred years his mammoth fame rested on his achievements as a painter and on a handful of works, either authenticated to him that have been regarded as among the superlative masterpieces ever created.

List of paintings:
Annunciation: (1475-1480) Uffizi, Florence, Italy

Ginevra de' Benci:
(~1475) National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, U.S.

The Benois Madonna:
(1478-1480) Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia

The Virgin with Flowers:
(1478-1481) Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Adoration of the Magi :
(1481) Uffizi, Florence, Italy

Cecilia Gallerani with an Ermine:
(1488-90) Czartoryski Museum, Krakow, Poland

A Musician:
(~1490), Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Milan, Italy

Madonna Litta:
(1490-91) The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia

La Belle Ferronière:
(1495-1498) Louvre, Paris, France

Last Supper:
(1498) Convent of Sta. Maria delle Grazie, Milan, Italy

The Madonna of the Rocks:
(1483-86) Louvre, Paris, France

The Virgin of the Rocks:
(1508) National Gallery, London, England

Leda and the Swan:
(1508) Galleria Borghese, Rome, Italy

Mona Lisa or La Gioconda Louvre
, Paris, France

The Virgin and Child with St. Anne:
(~1510) Louvre, Paris, France

St. John the Baptist:
(~1514) Louvre, Paris, France

(1515) Louvre, Paris, France
In the arts some are all very famous paintings such as Bacchus, Madonna Litta and
Mona Lisa.
Madona Litta
Mon Lisa
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