Paintings of 1490

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Vitruvian Man is Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous drawing and maybe world’s most popular drawing, too. It represents the proportion of an idle human body. There are two drawings of a naked men superimposed on each other with arms and legs spread out on different angles. Around the men, there are two geometric shapes, a circle and a square. Both, shapes touch at significant points to the men’s drawings, quickly making us realizing that there are some calculations hidden in an average human body. Vitruvian Man is now a representative of a perfect human body and sometimes it also stands for a perfect human as well. It is a huge accomplishment for a mere piece of paper and the artists who drew it. Though, the “fun […]

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Lady with an Ermine is one of the four ladies painted by Leonardo, other three being Mona Lisa, La belle ferronnière and Ginevra de’ Benci. The Lady with an Ermine has segments of Pentimento as by radiography. A window has been detected on the upper right side, which was deleted later on by the artist. The painting consist some work called “Moti Mentali” meaning mental emotions. The term was mostly referred to Leonardo’s work and means the artist’s ability to depict the real mental thoughts, emotions and disposition of the subject on his/her face. That’s the painting has been described as “signaling a breakthrough in the art of psychological portraiture.” Another noticeable element is artist’s little use of his well-known style of Sfumato around the subject’s […]

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