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War machines

October 24, 2016 Denis 0

War machines   An arsenal Leonardo’s letter to Ludovico il Moro assured him: When a place is besieged I know how to cut off water […]

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Science and inventions

October 24, 2016 Denis 0

He made designs for mills, fulling machines and engines that could be driven by water-power… In addition he used to make models and plans showing […]

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THE LAST SUPPER

February 22, 2016 Denis 0

Leonardo’s Last Supper (1495–98) is among the most famous paintings in the world. In its monumental simplicity, the composition of the scene is masterful; the […]

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Art and accomplishment

December 17, 2015 Denis 0

Painting and drawing Leonardo’s total output in painting is really rather small; only 17 of the paintings that have survived can be definitely attributed to […]

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Last years (1513–19)

December 17, 2015 Denis 0

In 1513 political events—the temporary expulsion of the French from Milan—caused the now 60-year-old Leonardo to move again. At the end of the year, he […]