Six Inventions Da-Vinci Made Ahead of Their Time
When I hear the name Leonardo Da Vinci , my first associations are of his incredible works of art, such as the Mona Lisa or The Last Supper .
Could This Be the First Known Sculpture by Da Vinci?
Can we officially add “master sculptor” to the list of Leonardo da Vinci’s numerous talents?
Da Vinci Invention Played for the First Time!
The brilliant Leonardo Da Vinci designed many devices - he created the first plans for tanks and helicopters, designed devices for chemistry and engineering, and also - musical devices. 500 years ago, Da Vinci made plans for the 'Viola Organista', an instrument that combines the keyboard of a piano
Proving Da Vinci Right - Amazing!
Da Vinci was an unparalleled genius, in art as well as Biology, Physics and Mechanics. One of his most famous inventions and illustrations was the hypothetical (although a model was built) of a flying machine, aptly named the Ornithopter .
The 10 Most Famous Masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was an Italian architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist - and painter! A man of so many fine accomplishments was rare even during the heady days of humanist renaissance .
Discover the Secrets Behind 7 of the Most Famous Paintings
Michelangelo, Da Vinci, and Van Gogh, to name but a few, are names that many of us know and whose painting are easily recognizable, but there is definitely more to these paintings than meets the eye.
What Incredible Talent! Optical Illusions In 15 Portraits
Leonardo Da Vinci "Mona Lisa" The Mona Lisa is, possibly, the most famous painting in the world, and this re-imagined version of the masterpiece is all about the landscape one can see in the original.
These Artists All Engaged in Some Really Fierce Rivalries
Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci (Left: Michelangelo, By Daniele da Volterra, Wikimedia Commons / Right: Da Vinci, By Francesco Melzi, Wikimedia Commons ) At the time when Michelangelo's career was just beginning to grow and flourish, Leonardo Da Vinci was already an established artist.
Ten Art Pieces You Always Wanted to Know More About
Artist: Leonardo Da Vinci (1452 – 1519) Most known painting: Mona Lisa Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci was an Italian polymath, painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer.
5 Fascinating Facts about the World’s Most Famous Painting
Probably the most recognizable painting in the world, Leonardo da Vinci’s 'Mona Lisa' is the subject of countless academic papers, debate and even parodies.
The Last Supper: 12 Amazing Facts About the Masterpiece
The Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the Western world's most recognizable paintings. It was commissioned in 1495 by the Duke of Milan at the time, Ludovico Sforza.
The Real Reason Why the Mona Lisa is SO Famous
The Real Reason Why the Mona Lisa is SO Famous art, video, history, leonardo da vinci, famous, baba recommends, Mona Lisa, true story, reason, Vox Why is the Mona Lisa the most famous painting in the world? What makes it special? Watch to find out the true story behind Da Vinci's masterpiece
Have You Heard the Truth About the Mona Lisa?
The Mona Lisa is undoubtedly Leonardo Da Vinci's most celebrated painting, and perhaps the world's most famous painting, in part due to the mystery behind Mona Lisa's smile. But how much do you really know about it?
QUIZ: Which Famous Painting Are You?
Do you think you're one of Leonardo da Vinci's accurate sketches or are you more of a kooky Picasso painting? Take this test and find out for yourself! Which Famous Painting Are You?
The Ten Most Famous Paintings of the Renaissance Period
This period saw some of the greatest artists in the history of mankind, including Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti. Below are ten of the most famous paintings from this extremely significant period of human artistic development. 10.
The Bible as Illustrated by History’s Greatest Artists
The Last Supper, Leonardo da Vinci Sadly, the legendary fresco has fallen into disrepair with the years. It is noteworthy for portraying the shocked reaction of the disciples to Jesus’ proclamation of the coming betrayal. 3. The Judgment of Solomon, Nicolas Poussin 4.
Do You Recognize These Famous Renaissance Masterpieces?
The Renaissance was one of the most fruitful periods in the history of great art, and produced plenty of legendary artists, such as Da Vinci , Botticelli , Raphael , Michelangelo, and Titian .
These Paintings and Sculptures Have Something to Hide...
For example, did you know that Leonardo Da Vinci was a highly-accomplished musician, and hid a song in one of his most famous paintings? Here are 14 hidden things in some of the world’s most well-known masterpieces: 1.
If I Didn't See This Artist At Work, I'd Never Believe Him!
Amazingly, at the age of 9, he was so impressed with Leonardo Da Vinci’s “The Mona Lisa”, that he tried to reproduce it on his own. Using water paint, colored pencils, air-brushes, and more. His art is often indistinguishable from photographs, thanks to his attention to details.
Why Are Your Ears Ringing? The Causes Explained
Tinnitus, or the sensation of ringing in the ears has been observed since ancient times, with the great thinkers of Ancient Babylon, Leonardo da Vinci, and even Charles Darwin struggling to explain this strange phenomenon.
The World's Best Paintings Get a Cat Make-Over
The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci (1503-1506). Bogatyrs (Heroes) by Victor Vasnetsov (1898). Olympia by Édouard Manet (1863). Lady with an Ermine by Leonardo da Vinci (1489–1490). The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dalí (1931). Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix (1830).
The Beauty of Female Portraits Through the Centuries
It surveys over 500 years of female portraits, from da Vinci to Picasso, according to their similarity to the portrait that came before it. This beautiful art video is set to Bach's lovely Sarabande from Suite for a Solo Cello in G, to enhance your enjoyment of the video.
Meet the 10 Most Influential Figures of the Renaissance
The artists he helped included Botticelli, da Vinci, and Michelangelo. He also helped develop Renaissance Humanism through his circle of scholarly peers. In his free time, Lorenzo de’ Medici often wrote meaningful poetry in his native Tuscan. [related_articles] 2.
What Are the Good (and Bad) Habits of Very Smart People?
Some excelling in mathematics, some in music or art, and some in all - like one Leonardo da Vinci. But what DID they have in common? This infographic brings to light some of what studies investigating many geniuses from history have concluded about their similar habits, good and bad.