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Leonardo da Vinci: The Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa: Leonardo da Vinci, most well known painting, and most famous painting in the world, has to be the “Mona Lisa” a private commission.  It was his aim to raise the human form, to that with a majestic appearance…one never forgotten.

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A TALE OF FOUR CHATEAUX

FRIDAY 26TH MAY

CHATEAU DU CLOS LUCE AND PARC LEONARDO DA VINCI – in Amboise was built in 1471. The elegant facade of pink brick and tufa stone bares the stamp of the 15th Century. 466 more words

Comic Strip Saturday: Getting Rich

Leonardo da Vinci said- He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year. In those times, crime didn’t pay. Now, only crime pays. 15 more words

Humour

The Art of the Cook

Picture of Leonardo’s notebook – Library of Congress

from Dali’s Les Diner de Gala

Matisse, Cézanne and Picasso painted still lifes of food. Andy Warhol famously painted soup cans. 1,764 more words

Leonardo da Vinci

I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.” – Leonardo da Vinci…

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Education

The Da Vinci Code 27-29: The Sacred Feminine? Let Me Mansplain...

Last time on The Da Vinci Code we discovered why the Mona Lisa was smiling (no, really) via a lengthy and unnecessary flashback in which Robert Langdon went to prison and lectured a bunch of convicts. 2,006 more words

The Da Vinci Code