Apr 15, 1452
Leonardo Davinci's childhoodLeonardo was born on April 15, 1452 in the Tuscan town of Vinci. his full birth name was Lionardo di ser Piero da Vinci, meaning Leonardo, son of mes ser Piero from Vinci. He spent his first five years in the hamlet of Anchiano in the home of his mother, then from 1457 lived in the household of his father, grandparents and uncle in the small town of Vinci.
Apr 14, 1466
Appreticed to the artist Andrea di Cione known as VerrocchioLeonardo was exposed to both theoretical trainiong and a vast range of technical skills, including drafting, chemistry, metallurgy, metal working, plaster casting, leather working, mechanics and carpentry as well as the artistic skills of drawing, painting, sculpting and modelling. Leonardo collaborated with Verrocchio on his Baptism of Christ painting.
Oct 27, 1472
The AnnunciationThe angel holds a Madonna lily, a symbol of Mary's virginity and of the city of Florence. It is supposed that Leonardo originally copied the wings from those of a bird in flight, but they have since been lengthened by a later artist
Nov 1, 1472
master in the Guild of St Luke, the guild of artists and doctors of medicineIn 1472, at the age of twenty, Leonardo qualified as a master in the Guild of St. Luke. Even though he had his own workshop, he continued to collaborate with Verrocchio.
Jan 1, 1480
Leonardo Da Vinci's inventions start.
Jan 1, 1483
He drew the first parachuteLeonardo was working on inventing flying machines.Since he was a small child he always wondered about flying.
Apr 15, 1485
Leonardo Da Vinci Creates Flying MachineLeonardo was fascinated by the flight, producing many studies of the flight of birds. This included his Codex on the Flight of Birds, as well as plans for many flying machines. Within these plans he designed a helicopter and a light hang glider. Most were useless and didn't work, like his screw helicopter design that could not provide lift. However, the hang glider has been successfully constructed and demonstrated based on his designs.
Jan 1, 1498
The Last SupperIt represents the scene of The Last Supper from the final days of Jesus as narrated in the Gospel of John 13:21, when Jesus announces that one of his Twelve Apostles would betray him. Steinberg, Leo. Leonardo's Incessant 'Last Supper'". New York: Zone Books, 2001
Jan 1, 1503
Mona LisaThe painting is a half-length portrait and depicts a seated woman whose facial expression is frequently described as enigmatic.
He started in 1503-1507
Jan 1, 1505
Virgin Of The RockVirgin of the Rocks was the first painting executed by Leonardo after he arrived in Milan. Critics argue over exactly what the painting depicts; some claim it shows the immaculate conception, while others think it recalls the moment when the infant Christ met St John the Baptist.
Jul 24, 1510
Leonardo Da Vinci Machine For Grinding Convex LensesLeonardo da Vinci, design for a machine for grinding convex lenses
May 2, 1519
Old agefrom 1513-1519, Leonardo spent much of his time living in the Belvedere in the Vatican in Rome, where Rahael and Micheangelo were both active at the time. In 1516, he entered Francois' service being given the use of the manor house Clos Luce near the king's residence. It was here that he spent the last three years of his life and where he died on May 2, 1519.