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The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci - Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan

Leonardo da Vinci: The Milanese Period

In 1483, trying to find a patronage that would assured his economic wellbeing, Leonardo offered his services to Ludovico “The Moor” of the Sforza family. Leonardo highlighted his capacity not only to create paintings or […]

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 […]