Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci was born

1452

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

Leanardo begins working with the artist Verrocchio

1466

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

1472

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

1473

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.

Draws the plans for the first armored car

1485

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

Invents a flying machine

1485

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

Da Vinci's mother died

1495

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

Starts painting "The Last Supper"

1495

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

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

1504

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

"Mona Lisa" is completed

1505

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

Da Vinci moves to Rome

1513

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

Leonardo's first self-portrait

1515

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

Leonardo Da Vinci died

1519

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