Friday, May 31, 2019

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Jonathan SantosgonzalezDr. Mike PettengellENG 10210 March 2014Art History Assignment da Vinci di ser Piero da VinciLeonardo da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 in Vinci a Tuscan hill town in the territory of the republic of Florence, son of wealthy Messer Piero Fruosini di Antonio da Vinci, a Florentine legal notary and Caterina, a peasant. His skilful name was Leonardo di ser Pierro da Vinci, the title ser indicated that his father was a gentleman. There is not too much known about his early years but that he lived in the home of his mother until 1457 and then in the household of his father in the small town of Vinci.At the age of fourteen, in 1466, Leonardo was apprenticed of the artist Andrea di Cione, whose workshop was one of the best in Florence. Leonardo was exposed to both theoretical training and a vast range of practiced skills, including drafting, chemistry, metallurgy, metal working, plaster casting, leather working, mechanics and carpentry as well as the artistic skil ls of drawing, painting, sculpting and modelling. According to VasariLeonardo collaborated with ...

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