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Unformatted text preview: of Anghiari mural for the council chamber of the Town Hall, the portrait of Mona Lisa, and the lost Leda and the Swan. At the same time his interests in anatomy led him to perform dissections, and he organized a study of the flight of birds. Leonardo left Italy forever, in 1516 to become architectural advisor to King Francis I of France, who admired him greatly. Leonardo died at the age of 67 on May 2, 1519, at Cloux, near Amboise, France. Leonardo da Vinci was a true Renaissance man. He was a scholar, scientist, artist, and inventor. Some of his work includes, The Adoration of the Magi, Madonna of the Rocks, The Last Supper, and the Mona Lisa. Some of Leonardo's sketches resemble future inventions, such as a sketch of a windmill design and a helicopter with two revolving propellers. He was a man ahead of his time....
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2011 for the course EDS 103 taught by Professor White during the Spring '10 term at E. Kentucky.
- Spring '10