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LEONARDO DA VINCI AND THE RENAISSANCE

INTRODUCTION
What is the Renaissance and Thesis
Definition of Renaissance It was a time of rebirth and revolution for all of Europe. Art, architecture, culture, and social standing all took drastic jumps during this time. Definition of Leonardo da Vinci He was a great sculptor, architect, painter, and artist of the Renaissance; possibly one of the best artists of all time. Thesis Leonardo da Vinci represents the Renaissance because of his numerous accomplishments in the field of architecture and art.

BODY
The Renaissance in Detail
Where it began: The Renaissance began in Northern Italy. Why it began: It began as a result of the development of new cultures and ideas. Where it went: The Renaissance quickly traveled to the rest of Europe, and became one of the most influential pieces of European history. Who played a role of importance in the Renaissance: Many painters, sculptors, and architects such as, da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Donitello

Life of da Vinci Early Life Birthplace and Birthdate


Da Vinci was born on April 15. 1452 in Anchiano Florence Italy Da Vinci grew up primarily in the Italian area. And is believed to have been born to the parents of Ser Piero da Vinci and Caterina He studied hard in everything that he did. Excelling in the subjects of math, music, architecture, and sketching

Growing Up Learning

Teenage and Adult Life Higher Education


Da Vinci was the equivalent of a master as a teenager. He was incredibly skilled in painting and sculpting as a teenager and his work rivaled the work of the best artisans of the time. Painting and Sketching Da Vinci made several very famous painting and drawings at all of his ages, some of them being: the Mona Lisa, the Last Supper; multiple sketches of futuristic devise such as the tank, helicopter, and submarine Anatomy Da Vinci was one of the first humans to well define and study the human anatomy. He made several sketched of the human body, the most famous being the Virtruvian man

Accomplishments

Late in Life
Final Accomplishments One of da Vincis final accomplishments, and one of his most personally prized works, was a self portrait Da Vinci died on May 2, 1519 in Amboise Indre-et-Loire, France

Date and Place of Death Influence on the Renaissance


Da Vinci was one of the greatest men of the Renaissance, and without his influence who know what the Renaissance would have become, what would have happened to the arts, and what would modern society have developed into

CONCLUSION
Restate thesis and support Closing Statement
Da Vinci is one of the most influential men of the Renaissance, and undoubtedly a perfect example of the Renaissance.

RESOURCES
Wikipedia.com Leonardo Da Vinci; life and works, painting and drawings by L. Goldscheider

Library.thinkquest.org