leonardo da vinci's life

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leonardo da vinci is born

1452

Leonardo da vinci's life

1452 - 1519

leonardo da vinci starts apprenticing to the artist verochio

1467

Lorenzo and Giuliano de Medici become new rulers of Florence

1469

Leonardo becomes a member of the Florence painters' guild. Birth of Copernicus.

1472

Leonardo draws a landscape on the Feast of Santa Maria delle Neve.

1473

Michelangelo born

1475

Leonardo charged with sodomy on April 9; the case is dismissed June 16

1476

Leonardo had at least some part in the painting the Annunciation to the Virgin

1477

The Pazzi family tries to assasinate Lorenzo and Giuliano de Medic

1478

Leonardo receives a commission to paint the Adoration of the Mag

1481

middle age of leonardo

Leonardo moves from Florence to Milan, entering the patronage of Ludovico Sforza

1482

Leonardo receives a commission to paint the Virgin of the Rocks.

1483

Plague in Milan; Titian born

1485

Verrochio dies

1488

Leonardo studies anatomy

1489

Leonardo begins work in earnest on the bronze horse for his patron

1490

Lorenzo de Medici dies; Columbus goes to the New World

1492

· A woman named Caterina becomes a member of his family

1493

Savonarola takes power in Florence

1494

Leonardo begins his Last Supper in the convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie

1495

· Leonardo illustrates mathematician Fra Luca Pacioli's De divina proportione

1496

Leonardo decorates the walls and ceiling of the Sala delle Asse

1498

The French army conquers Milan; Leonardo leaves

1499

year 1500 begins

Leonardo and Pacioli go to Mantua, then Leonardo continues on to Florence

1500

Leonardo becomes Cesare Borgia's military engine

1502

Back in Florence, Leonardo begins the Battle of Anghiari

1503

On July 9, Ser Piero dies

1504

Leonardo makes a second attempt to build a flying machine

1505

In May, Leonardo is summoned to Milan by Charles d'Amboise, the French governor

1506

leonardo's last years

Leonardo is appointed Louis XII's painter and engineer

1507

· Michelangelo begins work on the Sistine Chapel frescoes

1508

Vasari born

1511

Leonardo moves to Rome

1513

Around this time, Leonardo paints the painting John the Baptist

1515

Leonardo permanently leaves Italy for France, where he will serve Francis I

1516

leonardo's death

In May, Leonardo dies at Cloux

1519

modern day

leonardo's many portraits are admired greatly

2012