Leonardo Da Vinci

by in K-O 17/10/2013

Leonardo da Vinci

Portrait of Leonardo by MelziPortrait of Leonardo by Melzi

name: Leonardo da Vinci

birth name: Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci

birth place: Vinci, Republic of Florence (present-day Italy)

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci ( April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519, Old Style) was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer. His genius, perhaps more than that of any other figure, epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal.
Leonardo has often been described as the archetype of the Renaissance Man, a man of “unquenchable curiosity” and “feverishly inventive imagination”.

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