6 Famous Da Vinci Inventions that Were Ahead of their Time
Leonardo Da Vinci was an incredible artist, but he was also a visionary and a brilliant inventor. Some of his inventions could only be realized only centuries later!
Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) - Recto: The bust of a man in profile, studies of intertwined oak, and other studies. Verso: Studies of coition, wave propagation, architecture, engineering, etc.
Recto: Head & shoulders of a bearded man, profile right; 5 sketches of interlaced twigs apparently designed as decoration for the hem of a bodice; small diagrams & notes on physics & loading ships. Verso: Reproductive organs; 4 inverted drawings of oesophagus, stomach, duodenum & jejunum; ground plan of a house; water studies; sketches of machinery; an emblem showing the sun & a sun-dial
DA VINCI’S BLOBS
Blobs were all the rage in architecture a few years back—does anyone recall? While that fashion has passed, to be replaced by ‘parametrics,’ these two trends do share the characteristic of be…
da Vinci: Codex Madrid 1/57-R Study for a sculpture of a horse. Kunstdruck
da Vinci: Codex Madrid 1/57-R Study for a sculpture of a horse. Kunstdruck, Leinwandbild, gerahmtes Bild, Glasbild und Tapete. Jetzt günstig kaufen - auch auf Rechnung!
dessins Léonard de Vinci - Dessins Leonard de Vinci - etude d une ample draperie enveloppant le bas du corps d un personnage assis - Gravures, illustrations, dessins, images
dessins Léonard de Vinci - Dessins Leonard de Vinci - etude d une ample…
Explore the Royal Collection Online
Explore the Royal Collection online, one of the largest and most important art collections in the world, and one of the last great European royal collections to remain intact.
Leonardo's Notebook Digitized in All Its Befuddling Glory
The digitization of artifacts doesn't replace the work of historians, so much as make plain their necessity.
Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519) - A stem of Jobs-tears
A study of the grain-bearing grass known as Job’s-tears (Coix lachryma-jobi L.). The single stalk breaks into two curving heads from which spring bearded ears, something like those of barley. The plant is native to Asia, and this is its first record in western Europe. Melzis number 152.Leonardo drew plants and flowers throughout his life, following the tradition of naturalistic detail in fifteenth-century Italian art. His finest botanical drawings were made in connection with a painting of…