Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian mastermind. He was born in 1452, on 2nd April in Florence and died on 2nd May 1519. He was a multi talented man with more than 1 expertise. He was a marvellous painter, a terrific draftsman, an amazing sculptor, an accurate architect, and an enthusiastic engineer.
His skill and intelligence were truly matchless. We don’t find any of his contemporaries with that much potential and that much power to optimize and elevate the Renaissance movement. He owns several monumental paintings like Mona Lisa and Last Supper on his credit.
His way of painting was very different from others, as he was an artist and a scientist at the same time. He was so much keen in his observations that he didn’t rely only on his eyes his scientific inquiry was undoubtedly something very special.(to study human Autonomy he performed several autopsies). Like a painter or a sculpture or an artist, Leonardo da Vinci was simply superb for his era. Moreover, his mental capacities were far ahead than his contemporaries or in the era, he was born to.
How many paintings Leonardo da Vinci ever painted?
You will not believe that the number is really low, I guess it is no more than 20 surviving paintings. Moreover, several incomplete works.
But even then his incomplete works like The Leda, and Battle of Anghiari are not completed, but still acknowledged as masterpieces with copies surviving to date.
Leonardo Da Vinci was a perfectionist, perfectionists do take time to complete the work and he was multi-talented so he was working in several fields. Produce a Small amount of work but all meant to be masterpieces.
Leonardo da Vinci was a fine personality and an elegant person
He owned a different taste, or you can say a classic taste even in his clothing and keeping her beard style. Leonardo’s color choice and clothing style were not ordinary. He was not a person falling for money. Leo cared for his colleagues, friends, and assistants and was very generous to them.
He loves to seek knowledge and was interested in several fields. Like history, philosophy, languages, mathematics, natural sciences, and the list go on. From his notebooks, we can make a conclusion that he was a vegetarian. And it is also a rumor or speculation about Leonardo da Vinci that was homosexual
Leonardo Family & Parents
Leonardo was born out of the love relationship of his mother Caterina who was a poor Peasant. And His father Ser Piero who was a rich and influential landlord. They both never married each other, but Leonardo acknowledged him as his legal Son and arranged his education. Leonardo never got married and had no kids, but his sexual relations with other artists and assistants are on record.
Andrea Del Verrocchio was Leo’s first art instructor, he later went to the studio of Antonio Pollaiuolo. Though he got good commissions in Florence like the Adoration of Maggie and an Alter painting at saint Bernard Chappel. The Duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan’s offer seemed more tempting him. And he lived in Milan for the next 17 years from 1482 t o1499 unit the fall of the duke. Worked here as an official Duke Painter, Military consultant, and even engineer.