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Golden Globe Winner: Best TV Special
Extra Features: The Rise of Renaissance Italy In the richest era of artistic and intellectual achievements ever known, an amazing confluence on brilliant minds shaped our world: Michelangelo, Dante, Botticelli, Rafael, Machiavelli and more. Marvel at the Renaissance Men and the impact they had on art and thought for eternity.
Leonardo's Masterpieces Centuries after his death, da Vinci s paintings still touch, haunt, and intrigue us. This examination of the Mona Lisa, the Adoration of the Magi, The Last Supper and other masterworks remind us of his remarkable and timeless style.
Da Vinci's Inventions Trying to discover how the world worked, Leonardo sketched out amazing ideas that wouldn t be invented for hundreds of years. This feature looks at the early genius of his tank, parachute, SCUBA technology, and more.
The Maestro Vs. Michelangelo Did the aging Maestro finally meet his match in Michelangelo, an aggressive young upstart whose name would become synonymous with Renaissance art? This feature looks at the work and contrasting styles in this bitter rivalry of the brilliant.
The Works of Two Great Masters: A Timeline
An awesome and exciting video biography of one of history's true geniuses. Intriguing. Even kept Middle School kids interested.Published 5 months ago by John Howard
This is one of my favorite documentaries of all time. Brilliantly told story of the most brilliant inventor of the Renaissance. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Daniel Mori
I saw 3 of 5 episodes in the fall of 1971, when it was first shown on TV in the US. I have wanted to see all of it ever since. I just happened on the DVD while browsing online. Read morePublished 11 months ago by James R. Hellums
I came across an older version of this TV special on VHS recently - it was a joy to watch. The realistic costumes and on-location shooting add great value. Read morePublished 15 months ago by James M. Coffey
This series was on PBS when I was a youngster and I have been looking for it for a long time. I am a Da Vinci obsessor and read and watch everything I can on the man. Read morePublished 16 months ago by susan becker
Simply GREAT. It was the very same 5 part series that I recall watching a a kid, on PBS back in 1973. Very well produced and good costume design. Read morePublished 23 months ago by radio55
Beautifully made movie! Shot in Europe. Covers Leonardo daVinci's life from childhood until his remaining days in Paris. Read morePublished on July 19, 2013 by A. Vandestaan