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Leonardo da Vinci for Kids: War Machines

March 27, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci for Kids: War Machines
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Leonardo was a pacifist, he protected life and was against war, but in a letter he wrote to the Duke of Sforza in Milan, he made a summary of his capabilities and experiences in order to be granted a position in the Duke’s court.

Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Inventions

March 27, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Inventions
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In today’s series of Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Inventions, we will learn how Leonardo da Vinci was not only a great artist, but also a great thinker and scientist. His restless mind always marveled at everything around him. Even today, five hundred years after he lived, his inventions still surprise us.

Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Theatre Design

March 26, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Theatre Design
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Today we have another chapter in our series: Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Theatre Designer. When the Duke of Sforza hired Leonardo da Vinci to work for him in Milan, the Duke gave him the title of “the arbiter of all questions relating to beauty and elegance, especially in pageantry.”

Leonardo da Vinci for Biography Kids: Religious Paintings

March 23, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci for Biography Kids: Religious Paintings
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We will talk about Leonardo da Vinci for Biography Kids: Religious Paintings. Leonardo lived in Italy during the Renaissance, in those days the Catholic Church was the major patron of the arts. Leonardo received many commissions to paint religious paintings,he never finished many of them, some were damaged, and some are lost forever.

Leonardo da Vinci Biography, for 5th grade Wax Museum

March 19, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci Biography, for 5th grade Wax Museum
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Martin, who is 11, is doing his research project about Leonardo da Vinci. Since we just finished our art class series about him, Martin had a lot of information. This is the biography he wrote and some of the projects he did in class. I am Leonardo da Vinci; I was born in 1452 in [...]

Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Oil Portraits

March 18, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Oil Portraits
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In our Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Oil Portraits, we will learn how Leonardo da Vinci changed forever the art of painting portraits. Before him, portraits were usually in profile, and very rigid.

Leonardo da Vinci for Biography Kids: Drawings

March 15, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci for Biography Kids: Drawings
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We will learn today in our Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Drawings, how no other painter in history produced as many drawings as him. He draw everything he saw, he made his sketches not only in the studio, but he went to the streets and the countryside, and he sketched from real life.

Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Mona Lisa

March 13, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Mona Lisa
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In our series about Leonardo da Vinci biography for Kids: Mona Lisa was his most famous painting, and probably the most famous painting in the history of art.

Leonardo da Vinci for Biography for Kids: The Last Supper

March 12, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci for Biography for Kids: The Last Supper
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In our Leonardo da Vinci for Biography for Kids: The Last Supper, we will explore the amazing story of one of his most important paintings: The last supper. The Duke of Sforza commissioned him to paint a fresco directly on the wall of the refectory of the convent of Santa Maria della Grazie.

Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: A Horse for the Duke of Sforza

March 12, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: A Horse for the Duke of Sforza
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Today we will talk about Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: A Horse for the Duke of Sforza, this was one of the most important commissions Leonardo received in Milan.

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