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Learn More About Leonardo

Biography, Timelines, Scholarship, His Other Portraits, Blog Posts, and Modern Renditions of his Inventions:

Close-ups of Leonardo’s most famous works:

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/renaissance-reformation/high-ren-florence-rome/leonardo-da-vinci/v/leonardo-da-vinci-adoration-of-the-magi-1481-mov

Leonardo’s life:

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/renaissance-reformation/high-ren-florence-rome/leonardo-da-vinci/a/about-leonardo

The Mind of Leonardo:

http://brunelleschi.imss.fi.it/menteleonardo/index.html

The Intersection of Leonardo's Art and Scientific Discoveries, from UVA

http://faculty.virginia.edu/Fiorani/NEH-Institute/essays/

Short Biography of Leonardo da Vinci and related links:

http://www.history.com/topics/leonardo-da-vinci

One of Da Vinci’s inventions comes to life:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xS9c76V4RDE&feature=player_embedded

Documentary/Lecture "Leonardo's Universe" from National Geographic:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSsGRfCqN2s

Documentary "Inside the Mind of Leonardo," brought to life by Peter Capaldi:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0W6yQiC3utk

TED talk about the Vitruvian Man:

http://ed.ted.com/lessons/da-vinci-s-vitruvian-man-of-math-james-earle

How Leonardo Applied Linear Perspective

http://legacy.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/ExploringLinearPerspective.html

http://legacy.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/LookingThroughLeosEyes.html

Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology:

http://www.museoscienza.org/english/leonardo/

MY BLOG POSTS:

Leonardo’s Top 5 Most Imaginative Inventions

 

“In this beautifully written exploration of a real-life Renaissance woman, Laura Malone Elliott delivers the stunning tale of Ginevra de’ Benci, captured forever in Leonardo’s first portrait—a painting that broke convention and established the master as a force of artistic honesty."

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