Leonardo da Vinci
WHS connected to life and/or work of Leonardo da Vinci.
|Cracow||Painted "The Lady With An Ermine" (now in Czartoryski Museum)|
|Florence||Was educated there as an artist from the age of 14, lived there later on in his life and the Uffizi now holds several of his works|
|Istanbul||In 1502 Leonardo da Vinci produced a drawing of a single span 720-foot (240 m) bridge over the Horn. In 2006 it was decided that an exact copy of da Vinci's design will be resurrected|
|Loire Valley||Chambord: "There are suggestions that Leonardo da Vinci may have designed the staircase, but this has not been confirmed." (wiki); Was buried in the castle of Amboise and lived in the castle Clos-Luc.|
|Mantua and Sabbioneta||Mantua: journeyed there|
|Paris, Banks of the Seine||Painted the Mona Lisa, now at the Louvre museum|
|Rome||Worked there as an artist|
|San Cristobal de La Laguna||City plan based on a design by him: "In 1502, a regular town plan based on Leonardo da Vinci's model for Imola was drawn up by the Captain General (Adelantado) for the area." (AB ev)|
|Santa Maria delle Grazie||Painted The Last Supper|
|Urbino||Lived there; "The walls were rebuilt according to the designs of Leonardo da Vinci" (AB ev)|
|Vatican City||Lived in the Belvedere|
|Venice and its Lagoon||Fled there in 1499|
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