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Colored woodcut town view of Florence by Hartmann Schedel. From the Nuremberg Chronicle in Latin edition published in 1493. Leaf number LXXXVII. Printed in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger in 1493. - By Bas van Hout (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Leonardo da Vinci: The Florentine Period

In 1469, when Leonardo da Vinci was 17 years old, he moved to live with his father to Florence. In this time his father, perceiving his unquestionable artistic talents, showed Verrocchio the drawings of his […]

Map of ancient Italy by Abraham Ortelius. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. London, 1606 (i.e. 1608?). Plate xviii. - Folger Shakespeare Library [Public domain or CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Leonardo da Vinci: Errant Period

Leonardo left the city of Milan when it was taken by the French in 1498. From there he moved to Mantua, later on to Venice and afterwards to Florence, city in which he put his […]