Masters: Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) - The head of St Philip
A drawing of the head of a youth, with long wavy hair, bending forward and inclined slightly away from the spectator. He is seen almost in profile to the left, with his lips parted and his eyes raised. Melzis number 27.Leonardo’s greatest work to reach completion was the Last Supper, painted for Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan, in the refectory of Santa Maria delle Grazie. This revolutionary exercise in the depiction of emotion shows the reaction of the Disciples to Christ’s...
Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) - A sprig of blackberry (Rubus fruticosus)
A study of a spray of blackberry, showing fruit and flowers.Leonardo made several studies of branches of blackberry, possibly in connection with his painting of Leda and the swan. While they capture the vigorous nature of the bramble’s growth, they are also highly detailed, drawn with a sharpened piece of natural red chalk.
Scans that prove Leonardo da Vinci was right all along: New show reveals 'startling accuracy' of anatomical sketches which lay undiscovered for hundreds of years
Long praised as one of the finest artists of the Renaissance era and a visionary inventor, da Vinci's work as an anatomist was also well ahead of its time, a new exhibition at Holyrood is to reveal.
Leonardo da Vinci vs Michelangelo, who is the Greatest Master?
Leonard da Vinci was born Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci on the 15th of April 1452 in Vinci, Florence (present day Italy) Being a scientist, sculpture, writer, and painter amongst many other things. He has been described as one of the greatest...
Artisti su pellicola, di Giulia Grassi - MATDID, italian language for foreigners
L'immagine di alcuni celebri artisti italiani nella finzione cinematografica e televisiva. E qualche curiosità sul reale aspetto di qualche pittore molto noto. Fa parte dei Materiali didattici online messi a disposizione da Matdid, Scuola d'Italiano Roma, a cura di Roberto Tartaglione e Giulia Grassi