Definitions

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  • noun Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519)

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Examples

  • The painting gives a very accurate rendering of the animals and the forest in the background and uses a blurring technique, similar to the sfumato technique used by da Vinci for his "Mona Lisa," for the scrub in the foreground, behind which six more hunters are hiding themselves.

    Masterful Works Open the Gateway to India

  • Hosted by Studio Art Centers International, a U.S. non-profit 501 c 3 university program in Florence for undergraduate and graduate students, the school helped attendees get a quick fix on the city, better understand the enormous role of the Medici's supporting great artists like Michelangelo and da Vinci, and provided a tour of some of the masters which can be seen almost everywhere in the streets and local museums.

    John M. Eger: International Council of Fine Arts Deans Meets in Florence

  • A few years later, Kosice read a book about Leonardo da Vinci, and he was fascinated by da Vinci's efforts to combine art and science, and his mechanical inventions.

    David Galenson: An Artistic Gem in Buenos Aires

  • By adding a selection of pieces by artists who were inspired by da Vinci, including Cy Twombly, George Grosz, Andy Warhol and Marcel Duchamp, the show also explores the impact that Leonardo and his thinking have had on the modern world.

    What's On Around Europe

  • The Michelangelo and da Vinci behind the experience are John Randall , a theatrical producer, and Kristjan Thor , a director.

    Night Out on the Town

  • Hosted by Studio Art Centers International, a U.S. non-profit 501 c 3 university program in Florence for undergraduate and graduate students, the school helped attendees get a quick fix on the city, better understand the enormous role of the Medici's supporting great artists like Michelangelo and da Vinci, and provided a tour of some of the masters which can be seen almost everywhere in the streets and local museums.

    John M. Eger: International Council of Fine Arts Deans Meets in Florence

  • A few years later, Kosice read a book about Leonardo da Vinci, and he was fascinated by da Vinci's efforts to combine art and science, and his mechanical inventions.

    David Galenson: An Artistic Gem in Buenos Aires

  • A few years later, Kosice read a book about Leonardo da Vinci, and he was fascinated by da Vinci's efforts to combine art and science, and his mechanical inventions.

    David Galenson: An Artistic Gem in Buenos Aires

  • By and large, Christie's specialist Nicholas Hall says they want iconic Leonardo da Vinci, but with those works scarce, they're bidding up "quirky" examples by da Vinci's followers.

    The Art Market Snaps Back

  • While a model may have been employed by da Vinci, the portrait never left his possession.

    Ellen Sterling: Solving A Centuries-Old Mystery: "Who Is That Lady?" "That's No Lady, That's Mona Lisa."

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