Leonardo: 500th Anniversary - Gallery

Thumbnail image of 'Portrait of Mona Lisa' (detail), 1503-1506. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci

2nd May will mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci.

The great Italian polymath defined the Renaissance with wide ranging interests including: invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography.

He has been variously called the father of palaeontology, ichnology, and architecture he is also widely considered one of the greatest painters of all time. Sometimes credited with the inventions of the parachute, helicopter, and tank he is the epitome of the Renaissance humanist ideal.

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La Bella Principessa, c. 1496.
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A group of five grotesque heads, ca 1493.
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'Mona Lisa', c16th century, (1911). Artist: Unknown.
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Self-portrait.
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'Five Studies of Horses and Riders', c1480 (1945). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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'Head of a Woman', c15th century, (1932). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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'Study of the Legs of a Man Lunging to the Right', c1480 (1945). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Self portrait of Leonardo da Vinci, Italian painter, sculptor, engineer and architect, c1513. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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'A Spray of Brambles', c1480 (1945). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Head of a Woman (La Scapigliata), 1500s. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
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Monna Vanna, ca 1515. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci, (School)
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Two diagrams illustrating the theory of light and shade, c1472-c1519 (1883). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Drawing of an armoured tank, ca 1485. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
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'Study of a Horse, its Near Hind-Leg and its Hind-Quarters', c1480 (1945). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Drawing illustrating the theory of the proportions of the human figure, c1472-c1519 (1883). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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'A Spray of a Plant', c1480 (1945). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Drawings showing the movements of the human figure and warriors fighting, c1472-c1519 (1883). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Study of female hands, c1472-c1519 (1883). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Preparatory study of drapery for the Angel in the `Virgin of the Rocks`, 1472-c1519 (1883). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Study for the head of St Matthew in `The Last Supper`, c1494-c1499 (1883).  Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Portrait of Leonardo da Vinci (Giovio Series), 1566-1568. Artist: Dell'Altissimo, Cristofano (1525-1605)
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Study for the Sforza Monument, c1482-c1499 (1883). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Anatomical drawing, c1472-c1519 (1883). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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'Portrait of Mona Lisa' (detail), 1503-1506. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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Drawing of caricatures, c1472-c1519 (1883). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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The Angel in the Flesh, ca 1514. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
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Study for the Sforza Monument, c1482-c1499 (1883). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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The proportion of the human figure', by Leonardo da Vinci.
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Architecture for castles, c1472-c1519 (1883). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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'The Last Supper', 1494-1498. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Drawing of churches, c1472-c1519 (1883). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Portrait of an Unknown Woman, called La Belle Ferronnière, before 1750. Artist: Leonardo Da Vinci, Follower
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Doge Leonardo Loredan  (1436-1521), 1501-2. (1912). Artist: Unknown
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Study of a Warrior's Head for the Battle of Anghiari. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
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Mona Lisa (La Gioconda), 1503-1516. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci, (Circle of)
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Saint John the Baptist, 1513-1516. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
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Anatomical sketch; two studies of a human skull, c1489. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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Study of Two Warriors' Heads for the Battle of Anghiari. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
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'Portrait of Mona Lisa' (detail), 1503-1506. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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'The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne and Saint John the Baptist, c1500.  Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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Anatomical sketch of a human foetus in the womb, c1510. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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'Mona Lisa', c1505, (1912).Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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A bust of a warrior in profile, 1882. Artist: Unknown
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'Virgin and Child with St Anne' (detail), 1502-1516. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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'Portrait of an Unknown Woman (La Belle Ferroniere)', c1490. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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Beatrice d'Este (1475-1497), c1490.Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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'Study of a Knight, by Leonardo De Vinci, 1913. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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'John the Baptist, with the attributes of Bacchus', 1513-1516.  Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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'Four studies of horses' legs', c1500. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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'Profile to the Right of an Bearded Man', c1480 (1945). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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'Virgin and Child with St. Anne', c1480 (1945). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Study for the head of St Philip in `The Last Supper`, c1494-c1499 (1883).  Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Drawings of Bernardo di Bandino Baroncelli hanged, and emblems, c1472-c1519 (1883).  Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Drawing of a walking horse, c1472-c1519 (1883). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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'Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani, Lady with an Ermine', c1490. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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Study for the head of Christ for The Last Supper, c1495, (1911). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne, c.1508. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
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Leonardo da Vinci, (1452-1519).Artist: H C Maguire
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'Leda and the Swan', c1504-1506. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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'The Virgin of the Rocks', 1491-1519. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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'April', 17th century. Artist: Leandro Bassano
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Studies of Horses, c1490 (1954). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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Study for the Sforza Monument, c1488-1493 (1954).Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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'Stormy sea', c1700-1750. (Detail).   Artist: Leonardo Coccorante
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Study of a Knight, by Leonardo De Vinci, 1913. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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Pen and ink sketches by Leonardo De Vinci, 1913.Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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'Head of a man shouting in profile to the left', 1503-1504. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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'Full Face of an Old Man Wearing a Wreath', c1480 (1945). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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'Horse Rearing', and 'Horsemen and Foot-Soldiers', c1504.  Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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Portrait of Isabella d'Este, c. 1510. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci, (attributed)
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'The Sforza Monument', c1488-1493. Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
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'A Condottiere', 1480, (1932). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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A Woman Carrying a Child', c1481 (1945). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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'Head of a Woman Three-Quarters to the Left', c1480 (1945). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Four diagrams illustrating the theory of light and shade, c1472-c1519 (1883).  Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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'Cast of Drapery for the Legs of a Seated Figure', 1470-1484 (1945). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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'Study of a Woman's Head', c1480 (1945). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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Drawing illustrating the theory of the proportions in the human figure, c1472-c1519 (1883). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.
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