The Life of Leonardo da Vinci Artist Scientist Inventor The most dynamic figure at the heart of Renaissance science and art was also an enigma for the ages! Who was Leonardo da Vinci, and what are the secrets behind his genius? This landmark film offers an exciting look into the mystery, myth, and genius of this once-in-a-century figure. Lavishly shot with a cast of hundreds in many of the actual locations where Da Vinci lived, worked, and dreamed, The Life of Leonardo da Vinci is a complete immersion into Da Vinci's world. Witness his most historic triumphs, including the creation of The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa, paintings that have become embedded in our collective consciousness. Based on eyewitness accounts, historical evidence, and informed speculation, this richly photographed film adds compelling brushstrokes to the immortal Da Vinci legend.
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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.
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