Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

Topic proposal
According to Frank Zöllner, most of Leonardo da Vinci art, drawings, painting, and scientific research are known because of the notes he wrote. Da Vinci was not only an artist but also had interest in anatomy, architecture, hydronamics, sculpture, and painting. (Zöllner, 2000). Leonardo da Vinci began his artistic interest at a very young age. Although his father wanted him to study law, Leonardo’s interest in drawing and painting overcame his father’s wish. My essay will focus on the early artistic life of Leonardo da Vinci under his master Verrocchio. Since Leonardo’s life was consumed in drawing, painting, and art, this paper will focus on his personal professional life and exceptional artistic works.
Born in Italy 1452, Leonardo loved nature as a child, which later helped in developing skills in drawing. His first completed independent painting, the Annunciation clearly displays his ingenuity and influences from Verrocchio’s workshop. Leonardo’s art, drawings, and paintings depicts his ingenuity and creativity that every painter would identify. His arts were extraordinary and remarkable, and almost always favourable. He was an attractive, multi-talented young man who astonished his contemporaries as a visual artist. However, he was known to start most of his works without finishing them (Cremante, 2005). This essay will thoroughly cover the art, drawings, and paintings of Leonardo da Vinci from his childhood to his adulthood.  

Leonardo da Vinci was born in mid-fifteenth century in Tuscany, a region of central Italy. In his entire life, Leonardo came into contact with some of the key figures in European art, politics, and science. Leonardo became an apprentice to Andrea del Verrocchio in the cultured city of Florence. Verrocchio was one of the most outstanding artists of the time. Da Vinci represents new understanding of the world, the nature, the mysteries, and the human kind among...