Who Was Leonardo da Vinci?

By Roberta Edwards

Who was Leonardo da Vinci?

A lonely little boy

A houseguest of the King of France

An inventory, musician, engineer, scientist, and painter of the world-famous Mona Lisa

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Leonardo da Vinci was a gifted painter, talented musician, and dedicated scientist and inventor, designing flying machines, submarines, and even helicopters.  Yet he had a hard time finishing things, a problem anyone can relate to.  Only thirteen paintings are known to be his; as for the illustrated encyclopedia he intended to create, all that he left were thousands of disorganized notebook pages.  Here is an accessible portrait of a fascinating man who lived at a fascinating time—Italy during the Renaissance.

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Weight 5 oz
Dimensions 5.31 × .27 × 7.63 in
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