Leonardo Da Vinci Research Paper

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Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, and writer. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time and “perhaps the most talented person” that has ever lived. Leonardo has also often been described as “a god in the eye of artist” and the Leonardo de Vinci earned his nickname the “Renaissance Man” from his inquisitiveness and his talents as an inventor. Throughout this paper, you will become familiar with the life of Leonardo, his famous artwork, his inventions and his tragic death. (Leonardo da Vinci 2015) Leonardo was born on April 15, 1452, in the Tuscan hill town of Vinci. He was the out-of-wedlock son of the wealthy Messer Piero Fruosino di Antonio…show more content…
It was also considered the first programmable computer. Leonardo created his robot to prove to himself that a human being's body could be imitated. He also built it to showcase it in working mode during parties for his patron Lodovico Sforz. The horrible thing is that the robot was destroyed. When Leonardo built his robot in the year of 1495 it had the capability to walk, stand and sit, open and close its mouth. The robot could also move its head side to side. Leonardo left his legacy to Francesco, who was noted as an apprentice and close friend of which Leonardo was extremely fond of. Without Francesco, Leonardo never would have ac-quired the numerous titles of “Renaissance Man”, “A god in the eye of an artist” and the reputa-tion of his wonderful and admiring talents as the “most talented person that has ever lived.” Throughout Leonardo’s journey in life, he shifted from multiple skills but always became a mas-ter in every one and never ceased to disappoint his future viewers. Leonardo de Vinci also made maps in the year 1502. Leonardo walked around all the contents to create and measure the map including every street and field. Leonardo de Vinci didn’t have the devices that cartographers had. Leonardo took special care of recording all the rivers to give his defender the greatest strategic tool possible. People at the time had never heard of maps let alone seen one and that is incredible to think

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