Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci was born


Leonardo Da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 in the town of Vinci, Italy.

Leanardo begins working with the artist Verrocchio


Da Vinci began apprenticing with the artist Verrocchio at the age of 14. For six years, he learned technical skills, including metalworking, leather arts, carpentry, drawing and sculpting.

Da Vinci qualifies as a master artist


By the age of 20, he had qualified as a master artist in the Guild of Saint Luke and established his own workshop.

Leonardo's first painting


Leonardo's first painting was the "Annunciation," completed in 1473.

Service of Duke and Milan

1482 - 1499

Da Vinci was in the service of the Duke of Milan between 1482 and 1499.

Invents a flying machine


In 1485, he drew detailed plans for a human-powered ornithopter.

Draws the plans for the first armored car


In 1485, Leonardo drew the first idea for an armored car.

Starts painting "The Last Supper"


Da Vinci started painting "The Last Supper" in 1495, and finished it in 1498.

Da Vinci's mother died


Caterina, da Vinci's mother, died in 1495.

10 years to paint the "Mona Lisa's" lips

1503 - 1516

It took Leonardo Da Vinci about 13 years to paint the "Mona Lisa's" lips.

Da Vinci's father died


Leonardo da Vinci's father, Ser Piero da Vinci, died on the 9th of July in 1504.

"Mona Lisa" is completed


Da Vivni's most well-known painting, the "Mona Lisa," was completed sometime between 1505 and 1507.

Da Vinci moves to Rome


In 1513 the french were removed from Milan and Leonardo moved to Rome.

Leonardo's first self-portrait


Leonardo didn't make his first self-portrait until around 1515.

Leonardo Da Vinci died


Leonardo Da Vinci died on May 2, 1519 in France.