Tag: Leonardo

Château du Clos Lucé (Amboise)

Manoir du Cloux Chastelet du Cloux Built: middle of the fifteenth century Location: 2 Rue du Clos Lucé, 37400 Amboise Website: http://www.vinci-closluce.com/ The garden of Leonardo. The helicopter. The paddle wheel. The secret tunnel to the castle. Interior: The great…

Franco Zeffirelli

(1923) Gian Franco Corsi Zeffirelli, KBE, Grande Ufficiale OMRI Member of the Italian Senate (1994–2001) Filmography as Director:   The Taming of the Shrew 1967 Director: Franco Zeffirelli Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton     Romeo and Juliet 1968 Director:…

Leonardo da Vinci

(1452–1519) Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci Works:   Annunciazione (The Annunciation) c.1472 Oil and tempera on panel, 98 x 217 cm Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze     Ritratto di Ginevra de’ Benci c.1474 Oil on panel 38.1 x 37…

François I (France)

(1494–1547) François d’Orléans François d’Angoulême Count of Angoulême Duke of Valois King of France (1515–1547)   Born September 12 1494 Cognac (France) Died March 31 1547 Rambouillet (France) Sister Marguerite de Navarre (1492-1549) Occupation Art Patron King of France (1515-1547) Titles…

Amboise (France)

Buildings: • Château du Clos Lucé: 2 Rue du Clos Lucé, 37400 Amboise Deaths: • Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) See also: • Cities | France  

Lisa Gherardini

(1479–1542) Monna Lisa Lisa del Giocondo Lisa Gherardini in Art: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) La Gioconda (Monna Lisa) 1503–1506 Oil on wood, 77 x 53 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris    

Cecilia Gallerani

(1473–1536)   Cecilia Gallerani in Art: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) La dama con l’ermellino, Cecilia Gallerani c. 1490 Oil and tempera on wood 53.4 x 39.3 cm Muzeum Czartoryskich, Kraków    

Ginevra de’ Benci

(1457-post 1490)     Ginevra de’ Benci in Art: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Ritratto di Ginevra de’ Benci c. 1474 Oil on panel 38.1 x 37 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington     See also: • Firenze | Leonardo da Vinci

Isabella d’Este (1499-1500)

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Isabella d’Este 1499–1500 Black and red chalk, yellow pastel chalk on paper, 63 x 46.5 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Image: Web Gallery of Art   See also: • Isabella d’Este, Marchesa di Mantova (1474-1539)