Leonardo da Vinci

WHS connected to life and/or work of Leonardo da Vinci.

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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
Kraków Painted "The Lady With An Ermine" (now in Czartoryski Museum)
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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