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LEONARDO DA VINCI (1452 - 1519), Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online March 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEONARDO DA VINCI (1452 - 1519), Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, architect

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Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Active from 1515 in France.

Born 15 April 1452, in Anchiano, near Vinci; died 2 May 1519, in Clos-Lucé, near Amboise, France.

Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, architect, engineer. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, topographic subjects, anatomical studies.

[not available online]Leonardo da Vinci was the illegitimate son of the Florentine notary Ser Piero da Vinci, who married Albiera

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