In the Time of Leonardo da Vinci
Renaissance man, universal mind. He was by turns painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, mathematician, inventor, anatomist, musician, poet, philosopher, writer... One of the most well-known characters in history, he lived during a period teeming with ideas. Period in which he also greatly contributed to magnify.
What hint casts some doubt on the artistic commission of the painting "Ginevra de' Benci"?Laurel and twig emblem on the back of the canvas | The absence of luxurious jewellery | The black scarf around the neck | The simple and peasant brown dress
What does Leonardo draw in his notebook following the assassination of Giuliano de' Medici?A drawing of the dagger used in the crime | The prison cell of the murderer | The head of the magistrate at the trial | The hanging of Bernardo Baroncelli
Why do we think that Leonardo's notebooks were only for personal use?His mirror writing | Grouping pages into codices | No public distribution during his lifetime | The lack of dates and the disorder of the topics.
What was the greatest benefit to Leonardo for his work in the milanese court's theatrical productions?Understanding the principles of bird flight | A healthy and generous compensation | Solidify his relationship with the Duke of Milan | Experimentation with various mechanical concepts
To what or to whom is Leonardo's preference and talent for experimentation attributed?The accounts of his grandfather Antonio's travels | His paternal grandmother in her kitchen | The lack of a classical education | Natural skill with his hands
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