Throughout history there have been many people who have affected the way we live today. Some of these people have devised laws, created machines, or sculpted artwork. Leonardo DaVinci is one of these people. He was a painter, sculptor, inventor, musician, architect, scientist, and military engineer.
Leonardo DaVinci was born on April 15, 1452 in the town of Vinci. At the age of nineteen he traveled to Florence to be an apprentice in the studio of Verrocchio. While he was there he began his painting career. His most famous pieces of works are “The Last Supper,” “Madonna and Child with St. Anne,” “Mona Lisa,” and “Self-Portrait.” DaVinci also painted the “Battle of Anghiari,” the “Leda.” These two pieces of work are not very famous, but they are most important.
Sculpting was a pastime that DaVinci cherished. His two great sculptures are the giant equestrian statue of Francesco Sforza and the monument for Marshal Trivulzio. Both of these sculptors ...