Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci [Leonardo da Vinci]

probable self portrait
Leonardo Da Vinci was born April 15, 1452,
in the Tuscan hill town of Vinci,
in the lower valley of the Arno river in the territory
of the Medici-ruled Republic of Florence.
He is one of the leading artists of the High Renaissance
who needs no introduction.
I had the great fortune to see a huge exhibition held in London,
in 1989 at the Hayward Gallery of his paintings and inventions.
An experience to remember…

So here are some of his paintings [Mona Lisa excluded! 😉]
The Annunciation
Ginevra de’ Benci
Salvator Mundi
Study of five grotesque heads
Virgin of the Rocks
A deluge
A young woman holds an ermine in her arms
Rhombicuboctahedron as published in Pacioli’s Divina proportione
The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne and the Infant Saint John the Baptist
Design for a Flying Machine
La Belle Ferroniere
Study of arms and hands
Study of horse
Studies of water passing obstacles and falling
Paisagem do Arno
Profile of a Young_Fiancee
The Last Supper

Qui habitat

Josquin des Prez [c.1450/1455 – 1521]

Performed : Huelgas Ensemble • Dir : Paul Van Nevel


Be Safe 🏡

20 replies »

  1. Crazy religious chant music! Very hypnotic. Leonardo was WAY before his time.
    Yet, he helped lead us to our time, and still leads on.
    Beautiful post!

  2. The great genius! To see his paintings and drawings is always the highlight of any trip to the museum. Thanks for this one.

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